rheumatology
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Intra-articular steroid injections may worsen OA progression

Repeated use of corticosteroid injections in knee osteoarthritis may accelerate structural degeneration, a new study suggests. While previous research has shown increased cartilage loss in people with knee OA who have  regular steroid injections, new evidence from a Chinese-led trial shows that intra-articular corticosteroid use is also associated with detrimental joint structural changes. The findings come ...

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