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Adrenal Suppression and Exogenous Cushing Syndrome After Inhaled and Topical Corticosteroids - Two Clinical Cases and Review...

2018-02

Adrenal Suppression and Exogenous Cushing Syndrome After Inhaled and Topical Corticosteroids - Two Clinical Cases and Review of the Subject

Gheorghe Serpoi, Constantin Cucu

https://doi.org/10.31689/rmm.2018.25.2.95

Corticosteroid (CS) therapy is used by 1% of world population, especially for non-endocrinological indications. Compartmental administration of CS (i.e. topical, inhaled or intraarticular) was developed to prevent undesired effects. Still even these therapies could generate major endocrine syndromes, as our two cases tend to illustrate - Table 1 and Table 2. [...]

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