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Cushing' syndrome due to the abuse of betamethosone nasal drops

  • D. J. Stevens (a1)

Cushing's syndrome due to the abuse of Betamethasone nasal drops has not been described before. This report presents such a case and emphasises the care which oe must take in prescribing topical sterioids.

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D. J. Stevens, F.R.C.S.,Registrar, Sussex Throat and Ear Department, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE.
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P. K. Champion Jr (1974) Cushings Syndrome secondary to abuse of dexamethasone nasal spray. Archives of Internal Medicine, 134: 750751.

R. Kimmerle and A. R. Rolla (1985) Iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome due to dexamethasone nasal drops. The American Journal of Medicine, 79: 535537.

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The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
  • ISSN: 0022-2151
  • EISSN: 1748-5460
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-laryngology-and-otology
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