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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. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Cortisol Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... the blood cortisol level falls, the hypothalamus releases corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), which directs the pituitary gland to produce ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone). ACTH stimulates the adrenal glands to produce and ...
  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. Endocrine System (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... stimulates the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones corticotropin , which stimulates the adrenal gland to produce certain ... the pituitary gland that produces excessive amounts of corticotropin and stimulates the adrenals to overproduce corticosteroids, it's ...
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