Isolated corticosteroid myopathy of the gluteal muscles.

  title={Isolated corticosteroid myopathy of the gluteal muscles.},
  author={Astrid S Peters and Brigitte Stemper and Stefan Leis and Rolf Janka and Josef Georg Heckmann},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  volume={38 5},
Corticosteroid myopathy is a severe side effect of corticosteroid application. Although the risk usually increases with drug dosage, even a single dose can lead to substantial muscular damage. Usually the tissue recovers over time after discontinuation of the responsible drug. We report local corticosteroid myopathy in a patient who had been given… CONTINUE READING