ea0021p363 | Steroids | SFEBES2009
, Mayes Andrew
, Hardy Rowan
, Stewart Paul
, Walker Elizabeth
Glucocorticoids are highly detrimental to skin integrity and function both when used locally for anti-inflammatory treatments and during conditions of raised systemic concentrations such as Cushings syndrome. Many of the adverse effects of glucocorticoids on skin are also symptoms associated with natural intrinsic aging and extrinsic photoaging.Locally, glucocorticoid availability is regulated independently of circulating levels by 11β-hydroxy...