Medi­cal spe­cial­ty: Rheu­ma­to­lo­gy

Rheumatology
Rheumatology

Rheumatology is a medical specialty that deals with chronic musculoskeletal diseases, and thus covers an area between the internal medicine and orthopedics.


Rheumatic diseases can, on the one hand, have a chronic degenerative origin and, on the other hand, have chronic inflammatory causes. Among the chronic degenerative diseases is, fo r example, the arthrosis. This is the reason patients usually are treated by orthopedic specialists However, chronic inflammatory diseases are related to the treatment area of the internists and are normally treated conservatively.


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