Musculoskeletal disorders related to joints, muscles and ligaments in children and adolescents are treated under the department f Pediatric Rheumatology. We offer a huge range of specialized services at BLK, including:
- Juvenile arthritis
- Muscle pain
- Autoimmune disease
Ailments treated at Pediatric Rheumatology Division
- Juvenile Arthritis
- Autoimmune diseases
- Chronic musculoskeletal pain
- Inflammatory disorder
- Joint Swelling
At Pediatric Rheumatology Division we treat a number of ailments like mixed connective tissue disease, Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Juvenile Lupus, Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Kawasaki Disease. To understand the treatment you need to first understand the disease. Briefly explaining we try to help our patients to familiarize themselves with their disease to make the recovery easier.
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease is a very rare disease. It is hard to detect as it shows the symptoms of arthritis, lupus dermatomyositis and scleroderma.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is another rare disease found in children as it is usually associated with old age. It is diagnosed under six categories that are juvenile psoriatic arthritis, enthesitis-related, polyarthritis, systemic and oligoarthritis
Juvenile Lupusis an autoimmune disease and can develop without any reason in any part of the body.
Juvenile Dermatomyositisisa condition where muscles weaken and skin rash develops on eyelids and knuckles.
Kawasaki Diseaseis once again a rare disease which causes inflammation in the blood-vessel leading to heart complications in young children.
Juvenile Sclerodermais a condition where the skin of a child starts to harden and tighten. There is still no progress on finding the cause of this disease.