Is suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis significant during clinical treatment of phimosis?


PURPOSE Corticoids have been an option for phimosis treatment since 1993. However, long-term use or repeated cycles pose a concern regarding drug absorption and consequent systemic effects. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of topical corticoids used in treating phimosis on the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis in children. MATERIALS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2010.02.2385


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