Management issues with exogenous steroid therapy

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Patt, Hiren; Bandgar, Tushar; Lila, Anurag; Shah, Nalini;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 17,issue Suppl 3,pagesS612-S617 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.123548, pmc: PMC4046616
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Adrenal suppression | Review Article | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | exogenous cushing′s syndrome | glucocorticoids-induced osteoporosis | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | avascular necrosis | exogenous cushing's syndrome

Glucocorticoids (GCs) are extensively used for various inflammatory and autoimmune disorders, but long term use of these agents is not without complications. Almost every GC formulations (e.g. oral, topical, inhaled, etc.) can cause systemic side effects. It can range f... View more
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