Diseases treated by Rheumatologists

Some Diseases treated by Rheumatologists

Given below is a list of some Illnesses diagnosed and treated by Rheumatologists. Incidence wise some of them are more common than the others. These more common diseases will be elucidated in some detail in subsequent sections.

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) (also Known in colloquial terms or Sandivaat or Aam Vaat or Gathia)
  2. Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies ( some short forms used are : SSA or SnSA or Spa)
  3. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  4. Antiphospholipid Antibody syndrome (APLS)
  5. Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
  6. Polymyosistis/Dermatomyosistis (PM/DM)
  7. Sjogrens syndrome (SS)
  8. Vasculitis
    • Giant Cell arteritis
    • Aortoarteritis
    • Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Wegeners Disease
    • Henoch Schonlein purpura
  9. Crystal Arthropathy
    • Gout
    • Basic calcium Phosphate deposition disease (BCP)
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD)
  10. Osteoarthritis (OA)
  11. Metabolic bone Disease (MBD)
    • Osteomalacia
    • Osteoporosis (OP)
    • Pagets Disease
  12. Infectious arthritis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis
    • Osteoarticular Tuberculosis
    • Hansens disease
    • Brucellosis
  13. Miscellaneous disorders
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Erythema Nodosum
    • Avascular Necrosis of bone (AVN)
    • Reflex Sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS)
    • Remitting Seronegative symmetrical synovitis with Pitting Edema(RS3PE)
    • Relapsing Polychondritis