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Disease or Condition — Cancer, Tumors, and Abnormal Cell Growth:
ACTHoma

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Description

(REVISE) ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland that helps to regulate the body's homeostasis. It stimulates the production of cortisol, a hormone that helps to regulate the body's metabolism, immune system, and stress response. ACTH also helps to regulate the body's electrolyte balance, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels. By maintaining these levels, the body is able to remain in a state of balance and health.

Synonyms
  • adrenocorticotropic tumor
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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