October 10th, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Traced to Steroid Injections

By Kelley Luckstein

“For some arthritis patients, it could be quite confusing because some of the symptoms can mimic the pain they have from their arthritis,” says Eric Matteson, MD, chair of rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “The things they should look out for after such an injection is a new type of pain – a pain that is new or different from what they have previously experienced.”

 

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