Acne induced by inhaled corticosteroids

B Monk, W J Cunliffe, A M Layton, D J Rhodes
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 1993, 18 (2): 148-50
Four cases of acne apparently induced by inhalation of potent corticosteroids prescribed for the treatment of asthma are described. In one case there appeared to be a dose-dependent relationship. While acne induced by topical or systemic administration of corticosteroids is well recognized, acne following inhaled corticosteroids has not previously been reported.

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