Plasma cortisol responses to cortrosyn treatment in asthmatic children.


Treatment trial over a period of 3 months was conducted with intermittent intramuscular injections of Cortrosyn depot in fourteen children with severe and frequent asthmatic attacks. The basal plasma cortisol levels were generally high, but higher than normal in four (29%) of the patients. At a period of 24 h after the initial Cortrosyn injection was… (More)


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