Recovery of Adrenal Function after Long-Term Glucocorticoid Therapy for Giant Cell Arteritis: A Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Jamilloux2013RecoveryOA,
  title={Recovery of Adrenal Function after Long-Term Glucocorticoid Therapy for Giant Cell Arteritis: A Cohort Study},
  author={Yvan Jamilloux and Eric Liozon and Gr{\'e}gory Pugnet and Sylvie Nadalon and Kim Heang Ly and St{\'e}phanie Dumonteil and Guillaume Gondran and Anne-Laure M Fauchais and Elisabeth Vidal},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a chronic systemic vasculitis of large and medium-sized arteries, for which long-term glucocorticoid (GC) treatment is needed. During GC withdrawal patients can suffer adrenal insufficiency. We sought to determine the time until recovery of adrenal function after long-term GC therapy, and to assess the prevalence and predictors for secondary adrenal insufficiency. SUBJECTS AND DESIGN 150 patients meeting the ACR criteria for GCA between 1984 and 2012… CONTINUE READING

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