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Disease Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion

Name Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Synonyms ACTH Hypersecretion, Pituitary | Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Inappropriate Secretion | Cushing Disease | Cushing Disease, Pituitary | Cushing Diseases, Pituitary | Cushing Syndrome, Pituitary | Cushing Syndrome, Pituitary-Dependant | Disease, Cushing | Hypercortisolism Disorder, Pituitary-Dependant | Hypercortisolism Disorders, Pituitary-Dependant | Hypercortisolism, Pituitary-Dependant | Hypercortisolisms, Pituitary-Dependant | Hypersecretion, Pituitary ACTH | Inappropriate ACTH Secretion Syndrome | Inappropriate Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Secretion | Pituitary Cushing Disease | Pituitary Cushing Diseases | Pituitary Cushing Syndrome | Pituitary Dependant Cushing Syndrome | Pituitary-Dependant Cushing Syndrome | Pituitary Dependant Hypercortisolism | Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism | Pituitary Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorder | Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorder | Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorders | Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolisms
Definition A disease of the PITUITARY GLAND characterized by the excess amount of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE secreted. This leads to hypersecretion of cortisol (HYDROCORTISONE) by the ADRENAL GLANDS resulting in CUSHING SYNDROME.
Categories Endocrine system disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D047748
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypothalamic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pituitary Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hyperpituitarism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesEndocrine System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pituitary Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hyperpituitarism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Primary cortisol resistance