Corticoterapia e Uveítes

Alternative title Corticosteroid therapy and uveitis
Author Finamor, Luciana Peixoto Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Finamor Jr, Francisco Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Muccioli, Cristina Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Sociedade Brasileira de Uveítes
Abstract Corticosteroids have been used in clinical practice since 1949, and their potential beneficial effects in Ophthalmology, including inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, are now a fact. Nowadays, these steroids are used, systemically or locally, to treat a constellation of eye diseases. This article considers the most used corticosteroids in Ophthalmology, their indications, their side effects, and routes of administration.

Os corticosteróides têm sido utilizados na prática clínica desde 1949, e seus efeitos benéficos na oftalmologia, principalmente nas doenças inflamatórias e autoimunes, é indiscutível. O artigo discute os tipos mais comuns de corticóides usados na oftalmologia, suas indicações, efeitos adversos e vias de administração.
Keywords Adrenal cortex hormones
Uveitis
Corticosteróides
Uveíte
Language Portuguese
Date 2002-08-01
Published in Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia. Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, v. 65, n. 4, p. 483-486, 2002.
ISSN 0004-2749 (Sherpa/Romeo)
Publisher Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia
Extent 483-486
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-27492002000400018
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
SciELO ID S0004-27492002000400018 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/1485

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