How to remember uses of corticosteroids?

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Its easy but I just need to recollect as much as possible for exam. Thanks.

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A: Arthritis, ARDS, Aspiration pneumonia, Allergic reaction, Adrenal-pituitary axis function testing, Autoimmune (Hemolytic anemia, MS, Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura)

B: Bronchail asthma (Acute exacerbation, Severe chronic asthma, Status asthmaticus), Bell's palsy

C: Collagen diseases (SLE, PAN, Nephrotic syndrome, Glomerulonephritis), Cerbral edema, Cysticercosis, Cancer (ALL, Hodgkin's and other lymphoma, breast carcinoma, secondary hypercalcemia)

D: Dermatologic (Pemphigus vulgaris, Exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens Johnson syndrome)

E: Eye disease (Allergic conjunctivitis, iritis, keratitis, retinitis, optic neuritis, uveitis)


G: Graft rejection


I: Intestinal disease (UC, CD, Celiac disease), Infection (Sepsis)

answered Jul 7, 2012 by Steven Medical student (529 points)