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Adrenocorticotropic hormone

Adrenocorticotropic hormone

Adrenocorticotropic hormone: The adrenocorticotropic hormone test measures the amount of adrenocorticotropic hormone in the blood.

Adrenocorticotropic hormone: Other Names

Other names for Adrenocorticotropic hormone include:

Symptoms Associated with Adrenocorticotropic hormone

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Adrenocorticotropic hormone:

Diseases Associated with Adrenocorticotropic hormone

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Adrenocorticotropic hormone:

  • Cushing syndrome
  • Adrenal micronodular hyperplasia
  • Adrenal tumor
  • Adrenogenital syndrome (congenital)
  • Pituitary tumor (ACTH-producing)
  • Ectopic tumor (ACTH-producing)
  • Addison disease (failure of the adrenal gland)
  • Hypopituitarism

Descriptions of Adrenocorticotropic hormone

Adrenocorticotropic hormone : pituitary hormone that stimulates the secretion of adrenal cortical steroids and induces growth of the adrenal cortex.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Adrenocorticotropic hormone

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Adrenocorticotropic hormone' may be involved.

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