High frequency of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction after local corticosteroid injection in HIV-infected patients on protease inhibitor therapy.

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BACKGROUND The frequency of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction among HIV-infected patients receiving steroid injections has not been reported, and the risk factors for this adverse event are poorly characterized. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of data from HIV-infected patients in the Partners HealthCare system (Boston, MA) who… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e31829b662b

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