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An ancillary test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), particularly in situations in which a diagnosis of 21-hydroxylase and 11-hydroxylase deficiency have been ruled out.
Confirming a diagnosis of 3-beta-hydroxy dehydrogenase (3-beta-HSD) deficiency and 17-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency.
Analysis for 17-hydroxypregnenolone is also useful as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility. Both can result from adult-onset CAH.
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See Steroid Pathways in Special Instructions.
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)