Doctors Link Cushing’s Syndrome to Corticosteroid Use on Infant

Doctors Link Cushing’s Syndrome to Corticosteroid Use on Infant

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Doctors Link Cushing’s Syndrome to Corticosteroid Use on Infant

When placed over the skin, potent corticosteroids induced Cushing’s syndrome in an infant who was given the medications over a long period of time to treat diaper rash, a recent case study reported. “Physicians need to consider this in infantile [Cushing’s syndrome] cases, and take appropriate measures to avoid their occurrence,” the researchers wrote. The Iraqi study, “Topical corticosteroid-induced iatrogenic cushing syndrome in an infant; a case report with literature review,” was published in the…

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