Joint injections are used to treat children with arthritis. High-dose steroids are directly injected into the diseased joint spaces.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Interventional Radiology at Children's National Hospital
Our pediatric interventional radiologists perform a full range of minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to both diagnose and treat disease in infants, children and adolescents. Discover more about the treatment we offer.
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Departments that Offer Joint Injections
Children's National interventional radiologists perform a full range of minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to both diagnose and treat disease in infants, children, and adolescents.