adrenocorticotrophic hormone

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Synonyms for adrenocorticotrophic hormone

a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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Yet despite multiple steroid injections, her adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol levels have been found to be normal.
Immunohistochemical stains for synaptophysin, chromogranin, prolactin, human growth hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, thyrotropin, and human chorionic gonadotropin were negative in the tumor cells and positive only in minute fragments of benign adenohypophysis.
Serum cortisol, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, free thyroxine (T4), thyroid stimulating hormone, testosterone, and prolactin levels were normal as well.
Noga et al (10) report that in cases representing metastatic spread to hormonally functional pituitary adenomas, 60% secrete prolactin, 20% growth hormone, and 20% adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
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