Rheumatology is dedicated to a wide range of diseases, most of unknown etiology and physiopathological mechanisms not very well defined. It is a medical specialty dedicated to clinical (not surgical) disorders of the locomotor system and connective tissue, which covers a large number of clinical entities known together as rheumatic diseases, which are added to a large group of diseases of systemic involvement : the connectivopathies.

The Rheumatology Department offers its patients diagnosis, treatment and when appropriate long-term management of:

Inflammatory arthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Osteoarthritis

Connective tissue disease

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE)
  • Scleroderma
  • Dermatomyositis & Polymyositis
  • Sjogren’s syndrome


  • Vasculitis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Wegeners granulomatosis
  • Churg-strauss

Metabolic bone disorders

  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s disease
  • Gout and pseudogout

Musculoskeletal disorders

  • Tennis elbow and golfers elbow
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia