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Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion

"Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 75 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2007
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