Are pediatric patients on oral or intravenous steroids at an increased risk of developing septic arthritis?

Authors: Muhammad Amin Chinoy, Ambreen Rakhshinda, Sher Wali Khan

RECOMMENDATION: Unknown. There is no definitive link between the use of oral or intravenous steroids and development of septic arthritis in pediatric patients.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 86%, Disagree: 5%, Abstain: 9% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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