IATROGENIC CUSHING'S SYDROME AND USE OF TOCILIZUMAB IN SYSTEMIC-ONSET JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS - A CASE REPORTJournal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.5, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2019-05-30
Authors : RINE BENSON T;
Page : 121-122
Keywords : Iatrogenic cushing's syndrome; systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis; Tocilizumab.;
Cushing's syndrome refers to signs and symptoms caused by excess free plasma glucocorticoids. We report a case of iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome due to prolonged use of systemic steroids in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and use of newer biologic tocilizumab as a treatment in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
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