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ACTH resistance

ACTH resistance: Introduction

ACTH resistance: A rare inherited genetic disorder characterized by adrenal insufficiency due to the adrenal gland's inability to respond to ACTH and hence produce the hormone called cortisol. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ACTH resistance is available below.

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Definitions of ACTH resistance:

ACTH resistance is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that ACTH resistance, or a subtype of ACTH resistance, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list ACTH resistance as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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