17-Ketosteroids

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17-Ketosteroids
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Definition
The urinary 17-ketosteroids are compounds derived from complex steroids developed by the adrenal cortex, testis, or ovary. Elevated levels may indicate adrenal dysfunction may be caused by tumor.
Resource
Title: National Institutes of Health
The Clinical Significance of Urinary 17-Ketosteroid Assays

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