Volume 21 2003

The Acth Axis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-5108-5 (Print) 978-1-4615-0501-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-27

    Ontogeny of the pituitary corticotroph system

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    Pages 29-45

    Proopiomelanocortin gene expression in man

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    Pages 47-64

    Multifactorial regulation of the corticotroph axis: animal models

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    Pages 65-83

    CRH-Receptors and their Ligands

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    Pages 85-107

    ACTH Precursors in Different Pathological Conditions

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    Pages 109-135

    Interactions Between the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-adrenal Axis and the Immunological System

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    Pages 137-152

    Pituitary Corticotroph SOCS-3: An Important Regulator of Pomc Gene Expression

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    Pages 153-169

    The Melanocortin Pathway and Food Intake

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    Pages 171-190

    The ACTH Receptor and Its Mutations

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    Pages 191-205

    Leptin and the Hypothalamopituitary-Adrenal Axis

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    Pages 207-228

    Cushing’s Syndrome due to Aberrant Adrenal Hormone Receptors

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    Pages 229-257

    Cushing’s Syndrome - The Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis

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    Pages 259-275

    Lost and Found: the Pars Intermedia of the Human Pituitary and its Role in the Histogenesis of Silent “Corticotroph” Adenomas.

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    Pages 277-306

    Therapeutic Strategies in Cushing’s Disease

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    Pages 307-327

    Syndromes of Glucocorticoid Resistance

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 329-338