- HMDB0000315 (16-a-Hydroxypregnenolone)
- Detected but not Quantified
- Data source
- Newborn (0-30 days old)
- Not Available
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Urine excretion is elevated in infants with 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Values are 1023, 1611 (1-2 weeks of life), and 2955 ug/day (3 weeks of life).
- Homoki J, Teller WM: Increased urinary excretion of total 16 alpha-hydroxypregnenolone in newborn infants with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Klin Wochenschr. 1982 Apr 15;60(8):407-10. [PubMed:6980322 ]