Prevention and management of glucocorticoid-induced side effects: A comprehensive review: Infectious complications and vaccination recommendations

Avrom Caplan, Nicole Fett, Misha Rosenbach, Victoria P. Werth, Robert G. Micheletti

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Abstract

Part 3 of this 4-part continuing medical education series reviews several important infectious complications of corticosteroid use, including a focus on pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) prophylaxis, tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, and other infections, followed by a discussion of vaccination recommendations in immunosuppressed patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-198
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume76
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2017

Keywords

  • glucocorticoids
  • infections
  • pneumocystis pneumonia
  • side effects
  • steroids
  • vaccines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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