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Mesh term Hydrocortisone

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11-Hydroxycorticosteroids
17-Hydroxycorticosteroids
Pregnenediones

Description

The main glucocorticoid secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX. Its synthetic counterpart is used, either as an injection or topically, in the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions.


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Fludrocortisone


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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0