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Cushing syndrome induced by parents: a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20522302     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cushing syndrome developed in two children following inappropriate dosage and duration of corticosteroids by parents. One was a 7-year-old boy who was prescribed prednisolone for treatment of neurocysticercosis. The other was a 1-year-old boy who was prescribed oral betamethasone for a respiratory infection.
Authors:
S Basu; N Verma; A Kumar; B K Das
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1465-3281     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-04     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. drsriparnabasu@rediffmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects*
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects*
Brain / radiography
Child
Cushing Syndrome / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Humans
Infant
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Neurocysticercosis / drug therapy
Parents
Respiratory Tract Infections / drug therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents

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