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What exactly is rheumatology?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Rheumatic Disease

The study of rheumatic diseases which include arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, soft tissue diseases, immunologic diseases, osteoporosis, back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, connective tissue diseases to name a few.
There are over 100-150 rheumatic diseases.

In brief: Rheumatic Disease

The study of rheumatic diseases which include arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, soft tissue diseases, immunologic diseases, osteoporosis, back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, connective tissue diseases to name a few.
There are over 100-150 rheumatic diseases.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Autoimmune diseases

Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of systemic autoimmune diseases.

In brief: Autoimmune diseases

Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of systemic autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Jonathan Hausmann
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Inflammation

It's the study of diseases of the body that usually have inflammation as a main manifestation.
Most of the diseases we treat affect the stuff that makes the body together: bones, muscles, joints, and blood vessels. We treat a variety of illnesses including arthritis, lupus, gout, as well as more rare conditions.

In brief: Inflammation

It's the study of diseases of the body that usually have inflammation as a main manifestation.
Most of the diseases we treat affect the stuff that makes the body together: bones, muscles, joints, and blood vessels. We treat a variety of illnesses including arthritis, lupus, gout, as well as more rare conditions.
Dr. Jonathan Hausmann
Dr. Jonathan Hausmann
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