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Descriptor English:   Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hipersecreción de la Hormona Adrenocorticotrópica Pituitaria (HACT) 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hipersecreção Hipofisária de ACTH 
Synonyms English:   ACTH Hypersecretion, Pituitary
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Inappropriate Secretion
Cushing Disease
Cushing Disease, Pituitary
Cushing Diseases, Pituitary
Cushing Syndrome, Pituitary
Cushing Syndrome, Pituitary-Dependant
Disease, Cushing
Hypercortisolism Disorder, Pituitary-Dependant
Hypercortisolism Disorders, Pituitary-Dependant
Hypercortisolism, Pituitary-Dependant
Hypercortisolisms, Pituitary-Dependant
Hypersecretion, Pituitary ACTH
Inappropriate ACTH Secretion Syndrome
Inappropriate Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Secretion
Pituitary Cushing Disease
Pituitary Cushing Diseases
Pituitary Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary Dependant Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary Dependant Hypercortisolism
Pituitary Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorder
Pituitary-Dependant Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism
Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorder
Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorders
Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolisms  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.617.738.250.725
C19.700.355.800
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse X ref CUSHING DISEASE with CUSHING SYNDROME
See Related English:   Cushing Syndrome
 
History Note English:   2005; for INAPPROPRIATE ACTH SECRETION SYNDROME use HYPERPITUITARISM 2000-2004 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   38634 
Unique Identifier:   D047748 

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