17-hydroxycorticosteroids test

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17-hydroxycorticosteroids test (17-OCHS)

an obsolete 24-hour urine test formerly used to detect abnormal levels of 17-OCHS. Elevated levels are seen in hyperfunction of the adrenal gland (Cushing's syndrome) whereas low levels are seen in hypofunction (Addison's disease).