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Photoclinic
Photoclinic
03/11/2022
A 20-year-old woman with a Fitzpatrick score of 2 presented via telehealth with “divots” on her forehead and scalp. She reported that 2 months prior to presentation she had received multiple steroid...
03/11/2022
Medication Prescribing
Medication Prescribing
09/30/2021
A small retrospective, observational study investigated whether patients with CRSwNP diagnosed via nasal endoscopy adhered to their intranasal corticosteroid prescriptions.
09/30/2021
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
06/25/2021
A 63-year-old African American woman presented to a dermatology clinic for evaluation of a 2-month history of asymptomatic progressive hypopigmentation of her right hand and forearm. She had a family...
06/25/2021

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Corticosteroid
Corticosteroid
08/22/2019
There has been debate over the effectiveness and safety of inhaled corticosteroids in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Is the therapy one that you would use among your patients?
08/22/2019
asthma
asthma
02/13/2019
Jenny is a 12-year-old girl with asthma who has recently started using daily inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) with little effect. Her mother asks whether any alternative treatments might offer better control...
02/13/2019
asthma
asthma
12/19/2018
John is a 3-year-old boy with a history of asthma and recurrent wheezing, which is controlled by daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use. At his latest checkup, John's mother expresses concern about the...
12/19/2018
asthma
asthma
10/19/2017
Mark is a 13-year-old boy with persistent asthma, which has been well controlled through daily use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) for several years. At his latest check-up, Mark's mother notes that...
10/19/2017
Anti-inflammatory
Anti-inflammatory
03/25/2014
Tiffany is a 9-year-old girl with asthma that has recently progressed from intermittent to mild persistant classification. You have recommended, as per current guidelines, institution of inhaled...
03/25/2014

Clinical Insights

Treatment
Treatment
11/16/2020
A research team recently investigated whether high-dose corticosteroid therapy impacts bone turnover markers to a greater extent than low-dose corticosteroid therapy. Lead researcher Pradeesh Sivapalan, MD,...
11/16/2020