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Cushing's syndrome with suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis after intra-articular steroid injections.
  1. M M O'Sullivan,
  2. W R Rumfeld,
  3. M K Jones,
  4. B D Williams

    Abstract

    A case of Cushing's syndrome after long term intra-articular corticosteroid injections is described. Prolonged suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis occurred as assessed by an insulin tolerance test 11 weeks after the last intra-articular injection. Replacement steroid therapy was required.

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