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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… Expand
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2017
2017
Chronic ACTH exposure is associated with adrenal hypertrophy and steroidogenesis. The underlying molecular processes in mice have… Expand
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2017
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2017
Chronic ACTH excess leads to chronic cortisol excess, without escape phenomenon, resulting in Cushing's syndrome. Excess adrenal… Expand
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2009
2009
Experiments in Cushing patients and healthy control subjects receiving adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) indicate that transient… Expand
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2007
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2007
Normal male sex development requires the SRY gene on the Y chromosome, the regression of Müllerian structures via anti-Müllerian… Expand
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2005
2005
The hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis is a stress-adaptive neuroendocrine ensemble, in which adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) drives… Expand
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVES While ACTH may modulate adrenal androgen production, there is evidence that other factors are required. Cushing's… Expand
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1983
1983
Studies in men and women indicate that plasma deoxycorticosterone (DOC) is derived both from direct secretion and also peripheral… Expand
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1977
1977
Plasma levels of the delta5-pregnenes, pregenolone and 17-OH-pregnenolone, were measured in patients with disordered… Expand
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1971
1971
Abstract Normally functioning adrenal glands in four patients were readily visualized with the Anger camera and a rectilinear… Expand
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1969
1969
ABSTRACT A case study of a 60-yr-old white female with adrenal calcification which preceded the development of Cushing's syndrome… Expand
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