Hip Steroid Injections Associated with Bone Changes (2 of 2) (image) Radiological Society of North America Share Print E-Mail Caption X-rays three months after the steroid/anesthetic injection demonstrate complete loss of joint space (arrows), sclerosis of the femoral head (*), and flattening of femoral head articular surface consistent with collapse (arrowheads). Credit Radiological Society of North America Usage Restrictions May use with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.