What is Rheumatology?

que es la reumatologa

Rheumatology (Greek ?e?µa, rheuma, river) is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases compile a great variety of medical disorders related with joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis and heritable connective tissue diseases.

Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called Rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, bones and muscles.