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17-ketosteroid: The 17-ketosteroid test is a 24-hour urine collection used to measure excreted 17-ketosteroids, which are metabolites of testosterone and other androgenic sex hormones; 17-ketosteroid levels reflect adrenal cortex function.

17-ketosteroid: Other Names

Other names for 17-ketosteroid include:

Diseases Associated with 17-ketosteroid

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with 17-ketosteroid:

  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (increased levels)
  • Pregnancy (increased levels)
  • Ectopic tumors producing adrenocorticotropic hormone (increased levels)
  • Hyperpituitarism (increased levels)
  • Cushing syndrome (increased levels)
  • Stein-Leventhal syndrome (increased levels)
  • Serious illness or disease (decreased levels)
  • Addison disease (decreased levels)
  • Klinefelter syndrome (decreased levels)
  • Hypopituitarism (decreased levels)

Basic Information: 17-ketosteroid

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test '17-ketosteroid' may be involved.

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