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A Paradigmatic Drug Class

Edited by Celso Pereira

Coimbra University

Corticosteroids have a broad spectrum of mechanisms making them useful for treating a variety of pathological entities. They are crucial drugs in clinical control in a plethora of patients, despite recent advances resulting from the availability of new molecules with great selectivity for different receptors, cells, or biological mediators. This book includes high-quality scientific reviews of corticosteroids and their numerous uses.

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CorticosteroidsA Paradigmatic Drug ClassEdited by Celso Pereira

Published: November 24th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.94686

ISBN: 978-1-83969-482-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-481-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-483-7

Copyright year: 2021

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332 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. The Interaction between Maternal and Fetal Hypothalamic – Pituitary – Adrenal Axes

By Aml M. Erhuma


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2. Applications of Corticosteroid Therapy in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

By Anca Emanuela Mușetescu, Cristina Criveanu, Anca Bobircă, Alesandra Florescu, Ana-Maria Bumbea and Florin Bobircă


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3. Corticosteroids in Otorhinolaryngology

By Magdalena B. Skarzynska and Piotr H. Skarzynski


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4. Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacotranscriptomics of Glucocorticoids in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

By Vladimir Gasic, Djordje Pavlovic, Biljana Stankovic, Nikola Kotur, Branka Zukic and Sonja Pavlovic


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5. Corticosteroids in Neuro-Oncology: Management of Intracranial Tumors and Peritumoral Edema

By Sunbul S. Ahmed


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6. Corticosteroid Replacement Therapy

By Michael C. Onyema


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