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Pituitary-dependent Cushing's syndrome

Definition: 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.

Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): Cushing's disease, pituitary-dependent Cushing's disease, pituitary- dependent Cushing's syndrome

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