Spectrum of Rheumatic Diseases Managed by the Rheumatology Unit includes:


Degenerative joint diseases:

-              Osteoarthritis

-              Spondylosis

-              Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

 

Inflammatory arthritis:

-              Rheumatoid Arthritis

-              Spectrum of Spondyloathropathies

-              Juvenile chronic arthritis

-              Stills disease

 

Connective tissue disorders:

-              SLE

-              Systemic Sclerosis

-              Sjogrens

-              Overlap

-              Mixed connective tissue disorder

-              Poly and dermatomyositis

 

Vasculitides

-              Polyarteritis nodosa

-              Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis

-              Wegener’s granulomatosis

-              Churg-Strauss syndrome

-              Takayasu’s arteritis

-              Panniculitis

-              Leucocytoclastic vasculitis

-              Vasculitis in children

 

Metabolic bone deficiency

-              Osteoporosis

-              Rickets and osteomalacia

 

Regional bone disorders

-              Paget’s disease of bone

-              Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy

-              Osteonecrosis

-              Tumours of bone

-              Heritable collagen disorders

 

Infections and Arthritis

-              Septic bone and joint lesions

-              Mycobacterial, fungal and parasitic arthropathies

-              Viral arthritis, including HIV-associated arthropathies

 

Miscellaneous disorders

-              Rheumatic syndromes associated with endocrine and haematological disorders

-              Cancer-associated rheumatic diseases

-              Amyloidosis

-              Primary immune deficiency disorders

-              Sarcoidosis

-              Eosinophilic fasciitis and eosinophilic myalgia syndrome

-              Relapsing polychondritis

-              Non-inflammatory myopathies

-              Soft tissue rheumatic disorders

-              Fibromyalgia

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