Steroid-Induced Osteonecrosis in Dermatology: A Review.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Steroid-induced osteonecrosis is unpredictable and highly morbid. METHODS MEDLINE (Ovid) and PubMed search for relevant literature. RESULTS Oral steroid doses typically considered to be associated with the condition are >20 mg of prednisone (or equivalent) per day or >2 g within a period of 2 to 3 months. Symptoms may be vague. CONCLUSIONS… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1203475415579759

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