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ea0014p568 | (1) | ECE2007

The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in premenopausal females with psoriatic arthritis

Vlcek Miroslav , Rovensky Jozef , Penesova Adela , Radikova Zofia , Raffayova Helena , Imrich Richard

Objective: Changes of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity, in particular decreased production of adrenal androgens, have been observed in patients with rheumatic diseases. However, data on adrenal steroid status in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are scarce. The present study was aimed at evaluation of HPA status in context of chronic inflammation in glucocorticoid-naïve premenopausal females with PsA.Subjects and methods: Con...