"Metyrapone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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An inhibitor of the enzyme STEROID 11-BETA-MONOOXYGENASE. It is used as a test of the feedback hypothalamic-pituitary mechanism in the diagnosis of CUSHING SYNDROME.
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Rothschild AJ, Schatzberg AF. Theoretical basis for response to steroid suppression in major depression. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1992 Apr; 12(2):142-4.