Flashcards in Introduction to Rheumatology Deck (5)
What is rheumatology?
-Rheumatology is the Medical Specialty that deals with the investigation, diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis and other related conditions
-This incorporates more than 200 disorders including inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disease and bone disease
What is arthritis?
Inflammation of a joint(s)
What are the symptoms of arthritis?
What are the signs of arthritis?
-Restriction of movement