Highly-sensitive ACTH

Alternative names
Serum adrenocorticotropic hormone; Adrenocorticotrophic hormone; ACTH

Definition
An ACTH test measures ACTH, a hormone secreted from the anterior pituitary gland in the brain.


see ACTH in Encyclopedia.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 6, 2012
by Dave R. Roger, M.D.

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