What is the role of intra-articular injections in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in 4 or fewer joints?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Intra-articular injections of triamcinolone can be used for any joint involved with active arthritis, and should provide clinical relief for at least 4 months. If so, the injections can be repeated as needed.


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