Rheumatologists specialize in the medical treatment of arthritis. Our training specifically targets autoimmune diseases, where the immune system attacks oneself. Listed below is a short synopsis of the condition and a link to the American College Rheumatology sponsored patient education handouts.
An autoimmune arthritis attacking bilateral, symmetric small and large joints.
A reversible blood vessel spasm that reduces circulationg to fingers and toes. Usually this is a mild condition, but it can lead to circulatory issues such as pain and digital ulcers. It is frequently seen in a variety of connective tissue disorders.