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Rheumatology is the medical specialty focused on the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system, particularly the joints, as well as the connective tissues, such as ligaments and tendons. Rheumatologists specialise in the management of autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that can lead to joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and deformities.

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BMJ Best Practice


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