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Rheumatology

Rheumatology

If you are in pain, swelling and stiffness in and around your joints for more than few days and feeling difficulties in your daily routine, then it is time to visit expert rheumatologists at Shree Aggarsain International Hospital, sector-22, Rohini, Delhi, India.

Our highly skilled rheumatologists have specialised experience in diagnosing and treating various conditions that disturb your bones, joint, soft tissues, muscles and connective tissues. The expertise consultation and medications helps enhancing the lives. Thousands of patients suffering from simple, complex to life-threatening diseases like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoporosis, tendonitis, vasculitis, fibromyalgia and certain auto-immune diseases like scleroderma, lupus and dermatomycosis’s. We also offer continuum care for a number of regional musculoskeletal disorders that includes knee, shoulder and hip joints pain.

The Department of Rheumatology is supported with most advanced diagnostic facilities (Pathology & Radiology) to recognise the unique symptoms of rheumatic diseases. Doctors formulate an individualised treatment plan which helps the patient to recover from debilitating disease. Treatment plans offered to patients may include medications or therapy involving other healthcare professionals like physicians & occupational therapists, physiotherapist, orthopaedic surgeons, podiatrists. We continuously strive to improve the quality of life of our patients while maintaining international standards in all the medical services that we offer.

Diseases / Conditions are diagnosed & Manage by a Rheumatologist ?

    • Degenerative arthropathies
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Inflammatory arthropathies
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Spondyloarthropathies
    • Ankylosing spondylitis
    • Reactive arthritis (reactive arthropathy)
    • Psoriatic arthropathy
    • Enteropathy spondylitis
    • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
    • Crystal arthropathies: gout, pseudo gout
    • Septic arthritis
    • Systemic conditions and connective tissue diseases
    • Lupus
    • Sjogren’s syndrome
    • Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
    • Polymyositis
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Polymyalgia rheumatica
    • Mixed connective tissue disease
    • Relapsing Polychondritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Vasculitis
    • Microscopic Polyangiitis
    • Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Churg-Strauss Syndrome)
    • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener’s granulomatosis)
    • Polyarteritis nodosa
    • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    • Serum sickness
    • Giant cell arteritis, Temporal arteritis
    • Takayasu’s arteritis
    • Behçet’s syndrome
    • Kawasaki’s disease (mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome)
    • Buerger’s disease (thromboangiitis obliterans)

Soft tissue diseases and lesions affecting the joints and structures around the joints including tendons, ligaments capsules, bursae, stress fractures, muscles, nerve entrapment, vascular lesions, and ganglia. For example:

  • Low back pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Olecranon bursitis

 

How Are Rheumatologically Disorders Diagnosed?

90% of the rheumatologically diseases can be diagnosed by extensive medical history and clinical examination only. Pathology and Radiology investigations are very helpful to confirm the diagnosis and for follow-up to see disease activity.