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  1. Corticotropin repository injection is used to treat the following conditions:infantile spasms (seizures that usually begin during ... swelling of the arms, hands, feet, and legs). Corticotropin repository injection is in a class of medications ...
  2. Serum adrenocorticotropic hormone; Adrenocorticotropic hormone; Highly-sensitive ACTH
  3. ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone) Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... page: Was this page helpful? Also known as: Corticotropin; Cosyntropin Formal name: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Related tests: Cortisol , Cortrosyn (ACTH) Stimulation Test, Dexamethasone ...
  4. How Are Pituitary Tumors Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... high, a pituitary adenoma is probably the cause. Corticotropin (ACTH)-secreting adenoma Most of the signs and ... if this corrects the problem. Venous blood sampling Corticotropin (ACTH)-secreting adenomas may be too small to ...
  5. Glossary of MS Terms (National Multiple Sclerosis Society)  
    ... muscles are used to spread the legs). ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) ACTH is extracted from the pituitary glands of ... the adrenal glands in response to stimulation by adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitary. These hormones, which can ...
  6. What Are the Symptoms of Pituitary Tumors? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)  
    ... a woman who is not pregnant or breastfeeding Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Too much adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may cause: Headache Some loss of vision ...
  7. What Are Pituitary Tumors? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... it can cause hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland). Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH, also known as corticotropin ) causes the adrenal glands to grow and to ...
  8. Cushing's Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... the size of a small sugar cube, sends corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) to the pituitary gland. CRH ... dose dexamethasone suppression test. Another test, the dexamethasone-corticotropin-releasing hormone test, may be needed to distinguish ...
  9. ... in which the pituitary gland releases too much adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). The pituitary gland is an organ of ... tests determine cause: Blood ACTH level Brain MRI Corticotropin-releasing hormone test, which acts on the pituitary ...
  10. ... Gigantism .). A small percentage of pituitary tumors produce corticotropin , which overstimulates the adrenal glands, leading to high ... In This Article Generic Name Select Brand Names corticotropin H.P. ACTHAR GEL epinephrine ADRENALIN Multiple Endocrine ...
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