Steroid measurement with LC-MS/MS. Application examples in pediatrics.

  title={Steroid measurement with LC-MS/MS. Application examples in pediatrics.},
  author={Manfred Rauh},
  journal={The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology},
  volume={121 3-5},
The correct measurement of steroids is vital for the diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), apparent mineralocorticoid excess, familial hyperaldosteronism type I, primary aldosteronism, Cushing's disease, adrenal insufficiency, etc. Steroid diagnostics also plays an important role in disorders of sexual differentiation and gonadal function. Steroid metabolism is involved in evaluations for precocious puberty, premature thelarche, and polycystic-ovary disease. Finally, the… CONTINUE READING
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