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Adrenal insufficiency associated with long-term use of inhaled steroid in asthma

Research paper by Inseon S. Choi, Da-Woon Sim, Seung-Hoon Kim, Jin-Woo Wui

Indexed on: 09 Nov '16Published on: 07 Nov '16Published in: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology



Abstract

We previously reported that as many as one third of hospitalized patients with asthma treated with a low to medium daily dose of inhaled steroids (ICSs) for an average of 4.5 years showed adrenal insufficiency (AI).

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