RHEUMATISM A Brief Overview of the History of Rheumatism What is Rheumatism? In fact, under the designation 'rheumatism' are classified more than one hundred different diseases. Many people think of rheumatism when they experience pain along muscles and tendons (patients often mistake 'tendons' for 'nerves'). Others refer to joint diseases. They are all right, but… Continuar lendo RHEUMATISM


RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Mauro Keiserman, MD. Rheumatology Specialist by the Brazilian Society of Rheumatology. Head Professor of Rheumatology at the Catholic University School of Medicine (PUC-RS). What is it? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease of unknown cause. Its main characteristic is a persistent joint inflammation, but there are cases in which other organs are… Continuar lendo RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS