Registry data show that Cushing's syndrome (CS) and adrenal insufficiency (AI) increase mortality rates associated with infectious diseases. Little information is available on susceptibility to milder forms of infections, especially those not requiring hospitalization. This study aimed to investigate infectious diseases in patients with glucocorticoid disorders through the development of a specific tool.

Susceptibility and characteristics of infections in patients with glucocorticoid excess or insufficiency: the ICARO tool

Chiara Simeoli;Nicola Di Paola;Claudia Pivonello;Dario De Alcubierre;Rosario Pivonello;
2022

Abstract

Registry data show that Cushing's syndrome (CS) and adrenal insufficiency (AI) increase mortality rates associated with infectious diseases. Little information is available on susceptibility to milder forms of infections, especially those not requiring hospitalization. This study aimed to investigate infectious diseases in patients with glucocorticoid disorders through the development of a specific tool.
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