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Department of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

The Department of clinical immunology & Rheumatology is a unique department dealing with entire spectrum of diseases of the immune system.Auto immune diseases affect nearly 10-20% of indian population & includes rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), psoriatic arthritis , vasculitis and scleroderma etc. Delay in diagnosis , inadequate or inappropriate treatments by unscientific means can lead to chronic deformities , life-long illness, premature death and very high medical and social costs. There are also various myths in community about these conditions and the drugs used for their treatment, hampering the management of these otherwise well controllable diseases.
The department is staffed with highly trained and experienced specialist . The emphasis is not only on early diagnosis and appropriate treatment but also on addressing patient fears and concerns with adequate information . Caring with compassion keeping in mind patients best interest is our endeavor.
 


Services Offered

Entire spectrum of autoimmune rheumatic diseases including adult and pediatric, along with soft tissue rheumatism, degenerative joint disorders and allergies are routinely manages. These includes:


Inflammatory Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Spondyloarthropathies
Psoriatic athritis
Crystal arthritis -Gout ,CPPD

Systemic connective tissue diseases
Systemic lupus erythematosus , primary sjogren syndrome, primary antiphospholipid syndrome Scleroderma , mixed connective tissue diseases , UCTD and overlap syndromes

Pediatric Immunology
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Primary immunodeficiency disorders

Soft tissue rheumatism
Fibromyalgia
Complex regional pain syndrome
Myofascial syndromes

Degenerative joint disorders
Osteoarthritis

Allergic disorders
Chronic urticaria/angioedema
Allergic rhinitis /Conjunctivitis

Miscellanous
Osteoporosis , metabolic bone diseases
Single organ immune disorders - eg.Uveitis , Scleritis , interstitial lung disease



The department has the facility to do routine procedures as well as specialized joint and soft tissue ultrasound essential for accurate diagnosis and management.
• Biopsy – renal ,skin, minor salivary gland
• Joint aspiration and crystal examination
• Autologous serum skin test
• Pathergy test


Muskuloskeletal ultrasonography

• Joint USG
• Soft tissue USG


The department offers specialized immunomodulatory therapy including high dose steroids , biological therapy and intravenous immunoglobulin for the management of autoimmune and immunodeficiency disorders . Joint and soft tissue injections for inflammatory arthritis and soft tissue rheumatism are also routinely performed.
Drug therapy
• Cyclophosphamide infusion therapy
• Methylprednisolone infusion therapy
• Zolendronic acid infusion therapy
• Biological (Infliximab, Etanercept, Rituximab, Tocilizumab) therapy

Intra-articular and soft tissue injections



Our Consultants

 


Department of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology
(A Unit of Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital)

 
  Tel: +91 9535217070
  Email Id: info@bmjics.com
  Website: www.micsatjain.com
 Monday - saturday: 9AM to 5PM