ACTH

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ACTHAdrenocorticotrophic Hormone
ACTHAdrenocorticotropin Hormone
ACTHAdventures Close to Home (record label)
ACTHAssociation of Canadian Teaching Hospitals
ACTHArbitrary Correction To Hit
ACTHAluminium Cast House Technology (Conference)
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The reason for the increased pigmentation is thought to be due to increased melanocyte stimulation by melanocyte stimulating hormone and stimulation of melanocytes by adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
Noga et al (10) report that in cases representing metastatic spread to hormonally functional pituitary adenomas, 60% secrete prolactin, 20% growth hormone, and 20% adrenocorticotrophic hormone.
Due to financial constraints, an 8 am serum adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) test, specific adrenal auto-antibody test and computed tomography (CT) scan of the adrenal gland were not performed.
The pituitary gland, then, releases the following hormones: "follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinising hormone (LH), adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), growth hormone (GH), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), prolactin", "proopiomelanocortin, oxytocins and vasopressin" (Amar & Weiss, 2003, p.
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