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Adrenocorticotropic hormone excess

Known as: ACTH excess 
Overproduction of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), which generally leads secondarily to overproduction of cortisol by the adrenal cortex. [DDD… 
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Chronic ACTH excess leads to chronic cortisol excess, without escape phenomenon, resulting in Cushing’s syndrome. Excess adrenal… 
2015
2015
Summary Myelolipomas have been reported in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). ACTH excess, as seen with non… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Experiments in Cushing patients and healthy control subjects receiving adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) indicate that transient… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
2005
2005
The hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis is a stress-adaptive neuroendocrine ensemble, in which adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) drives… 
1994
1994
OBJECTIVES While ACTH may modulate adrenal androgen production, there is evidence that other factors are required. Cushing's… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
1983
1983
Studies in men and women indicate that plasma deoxycorticosterone (DOC) is derived both from direct secretion and also peripheral… 
1977
1977
Plasma levels of the delta5-pregnenes, pregenolone and 17-OH-pregnenolone, were measured in patients with disordered… 
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract Normally functioning adrenal glands in four patients were readily visualized with the Anger camera and a rectilinear…