Diseases diagnosed or managed by the rheumatologist include:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjögren's syndrome
- scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
- polymyalgia rheumatica
- septic arthritis
- gout, pseudogout
- ankylosing spondylitis
- reactive arthritis (aka **reactive arthropathy)
- psoriatic arthropathy
- enteropathic spondylitis
- polyarteritis nodosa
- Henoch-Schönlein purpura
- serum sickness
- Wegener's granulomatosis
- giant cell arteritis
- temporal arteritis
- Takayasu's arteritis
- Behçet's syndrome
- Kawasaki's disease (mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome)
- Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans)
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis(JIA) ;
( JIA inccudes a wide range Joint Disoders affecting Children)
Soft Tissue Rheumatism; ( Localizes diseases and lesions affecting the joints and structures around the joints including tendons ,ligaments capsules, bursae, Stress Fractures, muscles , nerve entrapment, vascular lesions , ganglion, connective tissue abnormalities and localised Soft tissues disorders etc.)
Diseases affecting bones;
Osteoporosis, osteomalasia, renal osteodystrophy, Fluorosis, Rickets Etc.
Congenital and familial Disorders affecting Joints;
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome,Achondroplasisa, Marfan's Syndrome etc.
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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2014