Joint injection

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Generally with a mixture of an extended-action steroid preparation and local anaesthetic.



Individual inflamed joints in rheumatoid arthritis and similar conditions.

Risks and Complications

  • Infection.
  • Loss of subcutaneous fat from leakage back along the injection track.
  • Weakening of the structures associated with the joint.

Preparations Used

Bursas and other structures

Specific Joints


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