The use of intra-articular corticosteroids in the horse: What is known on a scientific basis?

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This article is corrected by:

  1. Errata: Errata Volume 43, Issue 1, 122, Article first published online: 10 December 2010

email: wayne.mcilwraith@colostate.edu.

Summary

Intra-articular use of corticosteroids has become a recent focus (or re-focus) of attention in the Thoroughbred racing industry. This manuscript reviews the clinical use and scientific basis of intra-articular corticosteroid administration including catastrophic injury, articular cartilage degradation and the development of osteoarthritis (OA), as well as the timing of injection relative to racing.

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