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Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.617.738.250.725
C19.700.355.800
Unique ID
D047748
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047748
Annotation
do not confuse entry term CUSHING DISEASE with CUSHING SYNDROME
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Inappropriate Secretion
Cushing Disease
Cushing Disease, Pituitary
Cushing's Disease
Inappropriate ACTH Secretion Syndrome
Inappropriate Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Secretion
Pituitary Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary-Dependant Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism
Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolism Disorder
Previous Indexing
Cushing Syndrome (1973-2004)
Pituitary Neoplasms (1973-2004)
See Also
Cushing Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
2005; for INAPPROPRIATE ACTH SECRETION SYNDROME see HYPERPITUITARISM 2000-2004
History Note
2005; for INAPPROPRIATE ACTH SECRETION SYNDROME use HYPERPITUITARISM 2000-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/01/16
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion Preferred
Inappropriate ACTH Secretion Syndrome Broader
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