Rheumatology is the practice of care and study of arthritis and other musculo-skeletal disorders affecting joints, bones, muscles and soft tissues. It includes inflammatory arthritis and other systemic autoimmune disorders which can affect multiple systems of the body, soft tissue conditions, and metabolic bone disease. It is concerned with development, diagnosis and treatment of auto-immune diseases that affect the joints, bones, muscles and connective tissue Rheumatic diseases are characterized by pain and inflammation in the joints and associated structures, and muscle soreness and stiffness. There are more than 100 different types of rheumatic disease conditions. Rheumatic diseases are complex and often difficult to diagnose and treat. They may be acute (i.e., have a rapid onset) or chronic (i.e., last a long time).
- Track 1-1 Autoimmune Disorders
- Track 2-2 Rheumatic Fever
- Track 3-3 Complications and Precautions
- Track 4-4 Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatic Diseases