The Dept. of Rheumatology at Ilsan Hospital is a sub-division of Internal Medicine, and deals with various diseases occurring in the musculoskeletal system, including joints and the surrounding muscles and ligaments.
Rheumatism is a very broad disease. The most common types of rheumatism are regenerative joint disease, rheumatoid joint disease, gout, lupus (systemic lupus erythematodes), ankylosing spondylitis, Betcet's disease causing chronic ulcer, responsive joint disease, Sjogren's syndrome, fibromyalgia syndrome and scleroma.
As rheumatism diseases can occur throughout the body , collaboration with other departments is essential. The Dept. of Rheumatology at Ilsan Hospital assures close collaboration for optimal care.