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What is Rheumatism?

What is Rheumatism?

  • Rheumatism: Rheumatism is a colloquial term used to describe a range of conditions which are considered to be rheumatalogical disorders. These may include conditions affecting the heart, lung, bones, joint, kidney and skin.
  • Rheumatism: any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Rheumatism: Introduction

Types of Rheumatism:

Broader types of Rheumatism:

What causes Rheumatism?

Causes of Rheumatism: see causes of Rheumatism

What are the symptoms of Rheumatism?

Symptoms of Rheumatism: see symptoms of Rheumatism

Can anyone else get Rheumatism?

More information: see contagiousness of Rheumatism
Inheritance: see inheritance of Rheumatism

Rheumatism: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rheumatism.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Rheumatism: see treatments for Rheumatism

Name of Rheumatism

Main name of condition: Rheumatism

Rheumatism: Related Conditions

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