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S2 E033 Cushing’s Syndrome


The Hypothalamic, Pituitary Adrenal Axis In response to low serum cortisol or stress the hypothalamus secretes corticotropin releasing factor (CRF). In response to CRF the pituitary releases adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). In response to ACTH the adrenal glands secrete cortisol In response to elevated cortisol levels the hypothalamus decreases production of CRF Cortisol Produced by the […]The post S2 E033 Cushing’s Syndrome appeared first on Physician Assistant Exam Review.


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