Bone screening now advised for people using high potency topical steroids

Exposure to high doses of topical corticosteroids has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis and major osteoporotic fractures. A Danish registry study of more than 700,000 adults compared bone outcomes in patients with cumulative doses equivalent to 200-499 g (reference group), 500-999 g, 1000-1999 g, 2000-9999 g, and >10,000g of ...

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