HPAS dysfunction linked to use of corticosteroids, nasal steroids

12/2/2012 | Healio

Adherence to inhaled corticosteroids and nasal steroids can predict a child's risk of developing hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression dysfunction, according to a South African study in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers said that increased body mass index and poor corticosteroid adherence were linked to  protection against HPAS.

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