adrenocorticotropic


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stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex

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A case of Cushing syndrome secondary to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone producing carcinoid of the duodenum.
2] Nonstandard abbreviations: TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone; LH, leutinizing hormone; FSH, follicle-stimulating hormone; DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone; PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome; 17-OHP, 17-hydroxyprogesterone; CAH, congenital adrenal hyperplasia; ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone; CRH, corticotropin-releasing hormone.
During normal pregnancy there is increased production of corticosteroid binding globulins by the liver and increased placental production of cortisol releasing hormone (CRH) and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); this causes elevated levels of total and free cortisol which may result in increased salivary and urinary free cortisol levels (Table-1).
Incidence of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secreting tumors causing Cushing's disease range from 0.
An adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)--secreting pituitary adenoma accounts for 80% of cases.
The anterior pituitary gland or adenohypophysis originates embryologically from Rathke's pouch and produces six hormones (Drouin, 201 I), including luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, prolactin, growth hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), and thyroid-stimulating hormone (Table 1).
The study participants were given either adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or methylprednisolone as pulse therapy monthly in addition to their regular treatment for one year.
These variations had been reported under different circumstances: during the menstrual cycle, after the administration of adrenocorticotropic hormone and insulin, with senility, and with cachexia (5).
Plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) was found to be high during and after withdrawal of prednisolone therapy.
Corticosterone exerts site-specific and state-dependent effects in prefrontal cortex and amygdala on regulation of adrenocorticotropic hormone, insulin and fat depots.
5) Prostatic malignant neuroendocrine cells tend to produce ectopic peptides, with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and calcitonin being detected most frequently in the serum.
3) showed tumor cells negative for prolactin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, human growth hormone, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, and thyroid-stimulating hormone.
The Influence of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone on Dominance Relationships between Male Electric Fish, Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) refers to a group of inherited disorders that cause defects in the adrenal glands' ability to produce cortisol from cholesterol, leading to increased levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
The following laboratory parameters were studied in all subjects: triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxin (T4), the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), the luteinizing hormone (LH), the growth hormone (GH), dihydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS), estradiol, testosterone, basal cortisol, prolactin (PRL), and the basal adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
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