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Overview


The Rheumatology Department at Medicover Hospitals is dedicated to providing high-quality treatment for common and rare rheumatology conditions with highly successful outcomes. Our treatment excellence combined with physical therapy services and are offered with personalized care and consultations that fit unique patient’s condition at its best. The department offers services that are carefully monitored and guided by the most experienced consultants and doctors having years of experience. Over the years, we have made it to the forefront, providing the best treatments and surgical advancements in India, at par with the world's leading centres. We have a dedicated team of rheumatologists supported with cutting-edge technology and superior physical therapy facilities. Our main focus is on patients with rheumatic diseases for which we design a personalized treatment plan setting realistic treatment goals with exceptional outcomes.

Symptoms of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

  • Joint Pain
  • Swelling of joint
  • Early morning joint stiffness
  • Chronic pain or tenderness in the joint
  • Warmth or redness around joint
  • Limited movement in the joint
  • Fatigue
  • Unexplained fever, weight loss, decrease appetite
  • Sunburns, excessive hair fall
  • Rashes over face or body
  • Recurrent oral ulcers
  • Skin thickening or darkening
  • White discolouration of fingers
  • Muscle pain or muscle weakness
  • Recurrent pregnancy abortions

Common rheumatology procedures

  •  Joint injections
  •  Skin biopsy
  •  Synovial (joint) fluid analysis
  •  Viscosupplementation
  •  Minor salivary gland biopsy


Sub Specialities


  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Inflammatory Myositis
  • Lupus
  • Pediatric rheumatology
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis
  • Spondyloarthritis


Test & Diagnostic Excellence


Blood tests like Elisa, Immunofluorescence, Immunoblots (RA factor, AntiCCP, HLA B27, ANA test, ANA profile, ANCA test, Myositis profile, APLA antibodies test, Complement test C3 C4)
X-ray radiographs
Bone scan
MRI
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Ultrasound-guided cortisone injections
Dual-energy CT scan
CT/MRI angiogram
Whole-body PET-CT scan
Cardiac MRI


Common rheumatology Conditions


Ankylosing spondylitis
Antiphospholipid syndrome
Axial spondyloarthritis
Behcet's disease
Churg-Strauss syndrome
Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis
Dermatomyositis
Eosinophilic fasciitis
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Henoch-Schonlein purpura
IgG4-related disease
Lupus
Microscopic polyangiitis
Mixed connective tissue disease
Osteoarthritis
Periaortitis
Polyarteritis nodosa
Rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid vasculitis
Sarcoidosis
Vasculitis


Facilities


Daycare Injection
24/7 doctors availability
ICU
Routine Admission



Frequently Asked Questions:


A rheumatologist is a trained and experienced doctor of internal medicines who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other joint, muscle, and bone disorders.


If you experience chronic joint or musculoskeletal pain that does not go away on its own or reappears after short-term treatment, you should consult a rheumatologist.


Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that develops when your immune system, which is supposed to protect you, attacks your own tissues. The lining of the joints becomes inflamed (the synovium).


Rheumatologists investigate, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate patients by offering services like:

    Osteoarthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis

    Musculoskeletal pain disorders

    Osteoporosis

    Gout

    Back pain


Rheumatoid Arthritis differs from other types of arthritis as it is a symmetrical disease that affects both sides of the body


RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) can begin at any age, but the possibility increases with age. New cases of RA are typically higher in women than men.


Rheumatoid arthritis joint pain is typically throbbing and aching, and get worse in the morning than at night.


Osteoarthritis is caused by the cartilage breakdown that covers the bones in the joints, whereas rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease caused by the immune system attacking the joints