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  • Phillies
  • According to team doctor Michael Ciccotti, who briefed reporters this morning, the Phillies' closer has had soreness on the exterior of his elbow, which prompted the club to give him a cortisone injection yesterday. (philly.com)
  • Kendall
  • In fact, most of today's information about cortisone is due primarily to the work of Swiss chemist Tadeus Reichstein (1897-) and Americans Edward Calvin Kendall (1886-1972), a biochemist, and Philip Showalter Hench (1896-1965), a medical researcher. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Cortisone was first identified by the American chemists Edward Calvin Kendall and Harold L. Mason while researching at the Mayo Clinic. (wikipedia.org)
  • dosage
  • Secondary adrenocortical insufficiency may result from rapid withdrawal of cortisone and may be minimized with gradual tapering of dosage. (drugs.com)
  • Steroids
  • He worked at the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR, Medical Research Council) in Hampstead and Mill Hill, where his work on steroids included contributions to the isolation and characterisation of vitamin D, and the synthesis of cortisone from naturally occurring steroids. (wikipedia.org)
  • treat
  • Cortisone is also used by dermatologists to treat keloids, relieve the symptoms of eczema and atopic dermatitis, and stop the development of sarcoidosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Cortisone (/ˈkɔːrtɪsoʊn/ or /ˈkɔːrtɪzoʊn/), also known as 17α,21-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,11,20-trione, is a pregnane (21-carbon) steroid hormone. (wikipedia.org)