Steroids worsens outcomes in meningitis

Steroids in cryptococcal meningitis

This article highlights a study where steroids , dexamethasone in particular, caused more harm in HIV associated cryptococcal meningitis. A common practice of adding steroids to reduce the inflammatory response and protect brain tissue is now called into question.

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