The inhibitory effect of triamcinolone on adrenal function.


Many steroid hormones will depress the secretion of hydrocortisone by the adrenal by inhibiting secretion of pituitary corticotrophin. This inhibition has proved a useful means of demonstrating an intact pituitary-adrenal axis, and may help to distinguish between adrenal cortical neoplasia and hyperplasia (Jailer, Gold, and Wallace, 1954; Cope, 1956… (More)


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@article{Hatfield1959TheIE, title={The inhibitory effect of triamcinolone on adrenal function.}, author={Charlotte Hatfield and S. M. Shuster}, journal={Journal of clinical pathology}, year={1959}, volume={12 2}, pages={140-2} }