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Corticosteroid therapy increases HDL-cholesterol concentrations in patients with active sarcoidosis and hypoalphalipoproteinemia.

Authors
  • Salazar, Albert
  • Mañá, Juan
  • Pintó, Xavier
  • Argimón, Josep Ma
  • Hurtado, Isabel
  • Pujol, Ramon
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinica Chimica Acta
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2002
Volume
320
Issue
1-2
Pages
59–64
Identifiers
PMID: 11983201
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Corticosteroid therapy, used in the treatment of active sarcoidosis, increased HDL-cholesterol levels to those seen in inactive disease. These changes are manifestations of reducing disease activity.

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