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17 Oh Progesterone
Overview of Comprehensive 17 Oh Progesterone Checkup
What is 17-OHP Progesterone?
This test checks measures the amount of 17-hydroxyprogesterone hormone produced by the adrenal glands situated on the top of kidneys. It acts as a substrate for the production of cortisol hormone responsible for maintaining blood sugar levels, metabolism, reduce inflammation and aid in memory formulation. A cortisol deficiency can occur due to lack of appropriate enzymes leading to a accumulation of 17- hydroxyprogesterone in the blood.
The analysis of 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP) is 1 of the 3 analytes along with Cortisol and Androstenedione that constitutes the best screening test for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH), caused by either 11- or 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Analysis for 17-OHP is also useful as part of a battery of tests to evaluate females with hirsutism or infertility; both can result from adult-onset CAH.
High levels of 17-hydroxyprogesterone can indicate a condition called congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Symptoms of CAH disorder include increased body hair, deeper voice, irregular periods, ambiguous genitals and infertility.
Sometimes an extremely high 17-hydroxyprogesterone levels could also indicate the presence of an adrenal tumor.
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