Pituitary-adrenal function following topical triamcinolone acetonide and occlusion.

  title={Pituitary-adrenal function following topical triamcinolone acetonide and occlusion.},
  author={Kathryn S. Taylor and Frederick D. Malkinson and C Gak},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  volume={92 2},
This study was undertaken to investigate the possible pituitary-adrenal suppressive effects of triamcinolone acetonide under occlusive dressings in six psoriatic patients. Forty-five grams of a cream containing 0.1% triamcinolone acetonide was applied daily to the psoriatic lesions of four patients and covered with an occlusive dressing. Two patients received daily applications of 45 gm of 0.01% triamcinolone acetonide cream and occlusive dressings. The four patients who received the 0.1… CONTINUE READING


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