Steroid Injections can Cause Bone Death
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Within nine months nearly one quarter of the patients showed signs of bone death and 15 percent had a collapse in the head of the femur bone.
Scientist say it is too soon to recommend against steroid injections for hips pain, but, more studies are needed.
Experts say patients receiving hip injections who have severe pain may be prone to faster progression of bony changes.