[Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) test for monitoring glucocorticoid therapy].

Abstract

Suppression of endogenous cortisol production was assessed by a corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) test 24 hours after the last dose of the glucocorticoid in 48 patients (27 women and 21 men; mean age 48.9 [21-69] years) who had been taking fluocortolone for inflammatory rheumatic disease. Both during a few weeks of treatment (9 patients) and after a… (More)

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