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A reappraisal of steroid-induced osteoporosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8275286     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects of corticosteroids were first recognized by Hench and colleagues in 1949. It soon became apparent that supraphysiological doses were associated with numerous side effects, particularly osteoporosis and skeletal failure. In spite of this, the pathogenesis of steroid osteoporosis remains unclear and its prevention and treatment controversial.
T Jenkinson; A K Bhalla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0007-1064     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med     Publication Date:    1993 Oct 20-Nov 2
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-10     Completed Date:  1994-02-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0171545     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  472-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath.
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MeSH Terms
Glucocorticoids / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Osteoporosis / chemically induced*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
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