The clinical use of glucocorticoids.

@article{Kehrl1983TheCU,
  title={The clinical use of glucocorticoids.},
  author={John H Kehrl and Anthony S. Fauci},
  journal={Annals of allergy},
  year={1983},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={2-8}
}
Glucocorticoids are potent anti-inflammatory agents and their administration results in a wide range of effects on inflammatory and immunologically mediated disease processes. The precise mechanisms by which glucocorticoids impair the human immune response are unknown. Intracytoplasmic glucocorticoids specific receptors are important in the specificity of glucocorticoid actions. Glucocorticoid administration results in neutrophillia, monocytopenia, lymphopenia, and eosinopenia. A principle… CONTINUE READING

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