Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology disease affects the joints, muscles and connective tissues of Child, infant and Adolescent. Many rheumatic diseases are chronic conditions. Some, like osteoarthritis, are the result of wear and tear. Others, such as rheumatoid arthritis, are immune system problems. Common Rheumatic disorders are Lyme disease, Systemic lupus Erythematosus, Behcet's Disease, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that can involve the heart, joints, skin, and brain. They are unlikely to go away. There may not be a cure for our condition, but effective management is available for most. Many people with rheumatic disease lead happy, satisfying lives year after year.