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Table 1 Results at follow-up with US and Doppler-US after US-guided steroid injection

From: Ultrasonography (US) in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA): diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of ankle involvement

  Synovial Hypertrophy (n = 24) Effusion (n = 8) Synovial Hyperaemia (n = 23)
  week 1 week 4 week 1 week 4 week 1 week 4
Progression - 3 - - - 2
Unchanged 4 1 1 - 1 -
Improved 20 20 7 8 22 21