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What is the definition of Isolated ACTH Deficiency?
A rare endocrine disease characterized by neonatal hypoglycemia, prolonged cholestatic jaundice, and seizures. Typical are low plasma ACTH and cortisol levels in the absence of structural pituitary defects, and sometimes low partial growth hormone deficiency is associated.
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What are the alternative names for Isolated ACTH Deficiency?
  • Isolated ACTH deficiency
  • ACTH deficiency, isolated
  • Congenital isolated ACTH deficiency
  • Isolated Adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency
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Seoul National University Pituitary Disease Cohort Study

Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate the treatment and natural history of pituitary disease. We have a longstanding interest in pituitary disease including acromegaly, central diabetes insipidus, and nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma. We will continue to follow patients and recruit new patients for treatment and follow-up. Blood and pituitary tumor tissue (when available through clinical car...

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A Phase 1-2 Multi-Center Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Abiraterone Acetate as Adjunctive Therapy in Pre-Pubescent Children With Classic 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency

Summary: Children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency tend to have elevated circulating levels of androgens, which can accelerate skeletal maturation and adversely impact adult height. Additionally, these children require supraphysiologic doses of hydrocortisone to suppress secretion of adrenal androgen precursors, and this treatment can retard linear growth. This stu...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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