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ey0015.5-8 | Fractures, vitamin D and steroids – unclear associations | ESPEYB15

5.8 Association Between Inhaled Corticosteroid Use and Bone Fracture in Children with Asthma

N Gray , A Howard , J Zhu , LY Feldman , T To

To read the full abstract: JAMA Pediatr 2018;172:57-64Corticosteroids are a well-known risk factor for compromised bone health. There have been concerns regarding the use of inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma. It is often stated that poor disease control is a greater risk for bones than the medication itself. The evidence however has not been overwhelming. Corticosteroids ...