Rheumatology is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and management of over 100 diseases that can affect the joints and connective tissues. These are often autoimmune and inflammatory in origin but can also be genetic or from infectious diseases.
The following is a list of the most common diseases that we treat within the field of adult and pediatric rheumatology:
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (previously known as JRA)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
Inherited Collagen disorders