Physicians often will offer a corticosteroid injection for those with osteoarthritis. Patients feel better in the short term, but is there long term harm? If the joint is shot anyway, does it matter?
Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Hip and Knee: Perhaps Not as Safe as We Thought?
Kompel AJ, Roemer FW, Murakami AM, Diaz LE, Crema MD, Guermazi A.
J Radiology. Published Online:Oct 15 2019. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2019190341.
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