[Effects of inhaled corticosteroids on bone age and growth in children with asthma].

@article{Wang2012EffectsOI,
  title={[Effects of inhaled corticosteroids on bone age and growth in children with asthma].},
  author={Tao Wang and Yun Li and Yi-yan Ye and Han Huang and Hong-Ling Yi and Min Chen and Chun Guo},
  journal={Zhongguo dang dai er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={359-61}
}
OBJECTIVE Long-term inhaled corticosteroids are the preferred treatment for asthma, but their safety still controversial. The aim of the present study was to explore the effects of inhaled corticosteroids on bone age and growth in children with asthma. METHODS Seventy-three children with asthma received inhaled fluticasone treatment at a starting dosage of 250 μg/d for 3 months, when the dosage was reduced by a third. Three months later, the patients were treated with fluticasone at a dosage… CONTINUE READING
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