Synonyms: Corticotroph pituitary adenoma | Pituitary corticotroph micro-adenoma | Pituitary-dependent Cushing syndrome
Cushing disease (CD) is the most common cause of endogenous Cushing syndrome (CS; see this term) and is due to pituitary chronic over-secretion of ACTH by a pituitary corticotroph adenoma.
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