Hypertension and other morbidities with Cushing’s syndrome associated with corticosteroids: a review

@inproceedings{Peppa2011HypertensionAO,
  title={Hypertension and other morbidities with Cushing’s syndrome associated with corticosteroids: a review},
  author={Melpomeni Peppa and Maria Krania and Sotirios Raptis},
  booktitle={Integrated blood pressure control},
  year={2011}
}
Corticosteroids constitute an ideal treatment for various inflammatory and autoimmune disorders due to their anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory actions. However, corticosteroids have a considerable number of side effects, including hypertension, diabetes, lipid disorders, sleep apnea, osteoporosis, myopathy, and disorders of coagulation and fibrinolysis, which are components of Cushing's syndrome (CS). Corticosteroid-induced side effects are dependent on the formulation, route, dose, and… CONTINUE READING