Rubric: Rheumatology

Rheumatology is the field of medicine that deals with the study, treatment and prevention of rheumatic diseases. Classically, the field of rheumatology includes inflammatory and degenerative-dystrophic diseases of the joints and systemic diseases of the connective tissue, but is not limited to them. Today, this area works closely with other areas of medicine, from cardiology to oncology - this is due to the complexity of treatment and diagnosis of many systemic diseases, covering the entire human body.

Spondylosis, what is it? Causes, types, symptoms and treatment of spondylosis

Spondylosis, what is it? Causes, types, symptoms and treatment of spondylosis

In medicine, there are various names of diagnoses. And by their endings, as in epaulets on a military uniform, you can accurately understand which category the disease belongs to. So, all inflammatory diseases have a suffix ...

Hygroma - what is it? Photo, methods of treatment of cones on the joints, surgery

Hygroma - what is it? Photo, methods of treatment of cones on the joints, surgery

Once there are "bumps" in the joints of the wrist and fingers, on the foot for a long time can not cause a person anxiety. In such cases, most often we are talking about hygrome. A doctor is usually referred to ...

Sacroiliitis - what is it? Symptoms, treatment and prognosis

Sacroiliitis - what is it? Symptoms, treatment and prognosis

Many of us know the word "sacred", which can be translated into Russian as "sacred." By the way, in Latin, the sacral bone of our skeleton is called “os sacrum”. What can be sacred in ...

Vertebra (spinal column) hemangioma: symptoms and treatment, danger, causes

Vertebra (spinal column) hemangioma: symptoms and treatment, danger, causes

There are many medical terms that are often distorted - it is not known why, but this sad fate befell the spine. It is known that this design represents a single functional structure ...

Schmorl's hernia: types, treatment and drugs, prognosis

Schmorl's hernia: types, treatment and drugs, prognosis

There are such categories of people who are completely unaware of medical terminology. So, in the clinic, a randomly heard phrase prompted the writing of this article. The phrase was: "I have in ...

Periostitis, what is it? Types, treatment and complications

Periostitis, what is it? Types, treatment and complications

What it is? Periostitis is the process of inflammation of the periosteum (a structure of connective tissue that completely envelops the bone). The inflammatory process begins on the surface of the periosteum and then ...

Hernia of the cervical spine: symptoms and types of treatment

Hernia of the cervical spine: symptoms and types of treatment

Before proceeding to the consideration of the problem, I would like to draw the attention of the respected Internet community to the correctness of pronouncing medical terms. On the net one can often read “intervertebral ...”

Thrombocytopenic purpura: forms, symptoms in children and adults, treatment

Thrombocytopenic purpura: forms, symptoms in children and adults, treatment

Thrombocytopenic purpura is a common cause of hemorrhage and hemorrhage in adolescents and young children. In such a situation it is important not to get confused and try to find answers to the questions why this is so ...

Scleroderma: causes, types, photo, symptoms and treatment

Scleroderma: causes, types, photo, symptoms and treatment

What it is? Scleroderma is a chronic, progressive disease of the connective tissue, which is characterized by its hardening, compaction and scarring. If focal scleroderma is not stopped, ...

Heel spur: symptoms and treatment at home

Heel spur: symptoms and treatment at home

Heel pain can be caused by various causes, and one of them is the development of heel spurs, or plantar fasciitis. The disease is accompanied by bone growth and inflammation. The pain comes from ...

Spondylarthrosis of the lumbosacral spine, what is it?

Spondylarthrosis of the lumbosacral spine, what is it?

The musculoskeletal system of a person undergoes various static and dynamic loads. At the same time, various diseases can develop, which are the result of the reaction of the spine to this ...

Dorsopathy of the cervical, lumbosacral and thoracic spine

Dorsopathy of the cervical, lumbosacral and thoracic spine

A little about terms ... Medical science, like other branches of human knowledge, does not stand still. And even in the already familiar diagnostic formulations innovations appear. Older diagnoses recommend "not ...

Cervical and lumbar spine lordosis: treatment and symptoms

Cervical and lumbar spine lordosis: treatment and symptoms

The human spine is a unique engineering construction of nature. Only a man walks on two legs, freeing limbs for work. The two-legged dinosaurs had something similar, but they had a powerful ...

Why does the bone on the leg near the thumb hurt - what to do?

Why does the bone on the leg near the thumb hurt - what to do?

Why does the bone on the foot around the thumb hurt? - We are looking for a reason! The most common cause of such pain is the development of changes in the joint connecting the metatarsal bone and the first phalangeal bone of a large ...

Synovitis of the knee: symptoms, treatment, forms of synovitis

Synovitis of the knee: symptoms, treatment, forms of synovitis

The knee joint is one of the most loaded joints in our body: a greater load applies only to the ankle joint. But, unlike the ankle, the knee area is ...

Polyarthritis: symptoms and treatment, forms, prevention

Polyarthritis: symptoms and treatment, forms, prevention

In the inflammatory process in the joint, doctors talk about the development of arthritis, however, if the pathological process is detected simultaneously in several joints, then we are talking about polyarthritis. Polyarthritis - what is it ...

Rheumatoid arthritis: symptoms and treatment, complications

Rheumatoid arthritis: symptoms and treatment, complications

What it is? Rheumatoid arthritis is a common type of arthritis, a steadily progressive pathology from the group of immunogenic inflammatory diseases of the connective tissue with pronounced destructive ...

Lumbago: symptoms and treatment, lumbago with sciatica

Lumbago: symptoms and treatment, lumbago with sciatica

“Witch shot” (Hexenschuss, Witch Shot) - this is what the ancient ancestors called acute spontaneous pain in the lumbar spine. But what is it? Lumbago is an acute discogenic disease, ...

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