Artificial urinary sphincter erosion: The role of corticosteroids in an unusual presentation

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Abstract

Glucocorticosteroid use has proven beneficial for the management of many medical conditions. Unfortunately its anti-inflammatory properties also profoundly affect many aspects of wound healing. We present a case of an unusual presentation of an artificial urinary sphincter erosion in a patient treated with chronic high-dose steroids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of the Canadian Urological Association
Volume4
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2010

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Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Wound Healing
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Steroids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Urology

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