This department caters to the needs of patients with rheumatologic and immunological disorders. Patients with autoimmune diseases and immunodeficiencies receive care in the department.
The department is actively involved in the management of patients with following diseases
Ankylosing spondylitis, Spondyloarthropathy
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Several other connective tissue diseases
The prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis is about 1% in the community. Hence rheumatologic diseases are common and the department serves a large number of patients.
Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology
The department is actively involved in the diagnosis and management of primary immune deficiencies and rheumatologic illnesses of childhood.