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Steroid therapy

Robby Robinson, former Mr Universe, opposes use of anabolic steroids in bodybuilding, but finds a little clobetasone just the thing for his eczema...
Two side-effects not in the CUSHINGOID mnemonic are moonface and buffalo hump demonstrated by this Moonfacebuffalo.

Side Effects

They like asking this one in exams. This is a good mnemonic - CUSHINGOID

  • Cataracts
  • Ulcers
  • Skin: striae, thinning, bruising
  • Hypertension/ Hirsutism/ Hyperglycemia
  • Infections
  • Necrosis, avascular necrosis of the femoral head
  • Glycosuria
  • Osteoporosis, obesity
  • Immunosuppression
  • Diabetes