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Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Dictionary).
It is an active area of medical research, because of the devastating effects of some of the conditions and the fact that so many have no cure or are currently inadequately treated .
This specialty studies the following conditions; Arthritis, Behçet’s Syndrome, Scoliosis, Sjogren's Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Hypermobility Syndrome, Lupus, Marfan, Myositis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Paget’s disease, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Perthes Disease, Psoriasis, Raynaud’s, Scleroderma and Vasculitis.
Source; The British Society for Rheumatology.
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