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Table 2 Effect on synovial hypertrophy 1 week and 4 weeks after US-guided steroid injection

From: Ultrasonography and colour Doppler in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Diagnosis and follow-up of ultrasound-guided steroid injection in the wrist

Normalization Compartment Number injected Result after 1 week Normalization Result after 4 weeks
   Yes No Yes No
Radio-carpal joints 12 6/12 (50%) 6/12 (50%) 10/12 (83%) 2/12 (17%)
Mid-carpal joints 5 2/5 (40%) 3/5 (60%) 4/5 (80%) 1/5 (20%)
Tendon sheaths 4 4/4 (100%) 0/4 (0%) 4/4 (100%) 0/4 (0%)
All compartments 21 12/21 (57%) 9/21 (43%) 18/21 (86%) 3/21 (14%)