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17-Hydroxycorticosteroids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.040.585.478
Unique ID
D015065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015065
Scope Note
A group of hydroxycorticosteroids bearing a hydroxy group at the 17-position. Urinary excretion of these compounds is used as an index of adrenal function. They are used systemically in the free alcohol form, but with esterification of the hydroxy groups, topical effectiveness is increased.
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/11
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids Preferred
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