"17-Hydroxycorticosteroids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Leav I, Cavazos LF, Ofner P. Fine structure and C19-steroid metabolism of spontaneous adenocarcinoma of the canine prostate. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1974 Mar; 52(3):789-804.
Nicolaescu T, Bordeianu A, Bittman E, Gabrielescu E, Stoiculescu P, Dragulescu N. [Factors stimulating liver regeneration; role of anabolic steroids in reactive regeneration in chronic liver diseases]. Rev Roum Physiol. 1969; 6(2):119-26.