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rheumatology

 [roo″mah-tol´ah-je]
the branch of medicine dealing with rheumatic disorders, their causes, pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and other aspects.

rheu·ma·tol·o·gy

(rū'mă-tol'ŏ-jē),
The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic conditions.
[G. rheuma, flux, + logos, study]

rheumatology

/rheu·ma·tol·o·gy/ (-tol´ah-je) the branch of medicine dealing with rheumatic disorders, their causes, pathology, diagnosis, treatment, etc.

rheumatology

(ro͞o′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

rheu′ma·tol′o·gist n.

rheumatology

[-ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, rheuma, flux, logos, science
the study of disorders characterized by inflammation, degeneration, or metabolic derangement of connective tissue and related structures of the body. These disorders are sometimes referred to collectively as rheumatism.

rheumatology

A specialty of internal medicine dedicated to the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal diseases, connective tissue–formerly, collagen vascular diseases, and vasculopathies. See Rheumatologist.

rheu·ma·tol·o·gy

(rū'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic conditions.
[G. rheuma, flux, + logos, study]

rheumatology

The medical specialty concerned with the causes, PATHOLOGY, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the joints, muscles, and connective tissue.

Rheumatology

The study of disorders characterized by inflammation, degeneration of connective tissue, and related structures of the body. These disorders are sometimes collectively referred to as rheumatism.

rheu·ma·tol·o·gy

(rū'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
Medical specialty concerned with study, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic conditions.
[G. rheuma, flux, + logos, study]

Patient discussion about rheumatology

Q. What kind of Doctor is a Rheumatologist? My GP referred me to a Rheumatologist. What is it? Should I be worried?

A. Rheumatologists are internists, physicians or pediatricians who are qualified by additional postgraduate training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones.

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Over the Foundation's 30 year history, we've invested more than $131 million into rheumatology by funding over 2,600 grants.
Levine's research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including PLOS One, Arthritis and Rheumatology, Journal of Rheumatology, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism and American Journal of Medicine.
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Laura Guest, CEO, British Society for Rheumatology, added: "Musculoskeletal and rheumatic conditions affect up to 16 million people in the UK, yet rheumatology receives little recognition in health policy - this must change.
The course will cover multiple selected topics in experimental innovative therapies presented by international and regional key opinion leaders in rheumatology.
Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation, among others.
The global rheumatology therapeutics market was estimated to be worth $17.
of Versailles-Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France) assemble 26 chapters by specialists in rheumatology and radiology from around the world detailing the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the diagnosis and monitoring of rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and other rheumatic and soft tissue disorders in both adult and pediatric patients.
These and other hurdles are slowly being addressed by advocates within their rheumatology communities.
Cush, director of clinical rheumatology for the Baylor Research Institute and professor of medicine and rheumatology at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
They picked up the Rheumatology Innovations UK award from the British Society for Rheumatology.
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