Usually the amount is increased in diseases in which there is hyperfunction of the adrenal cortex due to tumor or hyperplasia, and decreased in lesions that impair the function of the adrenal cortex. Other conditions such as myxedema, eunuchism, gout, and arthritis may alter the excretion of the 17-ketosteroids.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your 17 - Ketosteroids 24 Hour Urine. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for 17 - Ketosteroids 24 Hour Urine.
You will need to stop antibiotics before your test.
|MALE||All age groups||10 - 20mg/24 hr|
|FEMALE||All age groups||5 - 15mg/24hr|