Rheumatology

Rheumatology

Rheumatology involves the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic disease involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases and other tissue disorders. These specialists examine the patient, diagnose and recommend treatments specific to the wide variety of rheumatic diseases.

 

Diagnostic Tools Used

- Chest radiograph

- CT scan of chest (64 slice CT scanner)

- Pulmonary function test

- Spirometry

- Polysomnography for diagnosis of sleep related breathing disorders

- Chest ultrasound

Types of Conditions Treated

- Rheumatoid arthritis

- Psoriatic arthritis

- Ankylosing spondylitis

- Gout

- Osteoporosis

- Osteoarthritis

- Vitamin D deficiency

- SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

- Systemic sclerosis

- Myositis

- Back/Neck pain of varied causes

- Fibromyalgia

- Chronic fatigue / weakness

- Sjogren’s syndrome

- Vasculitis

- Behcet’s disease

- Sarcoidosis

- Paediatric rheumatology

Procedures

- Rheumatoid arthritis

- Psoriatic arthritis

- Ankylosing spondylitis

- Gout

- Osteoporosis

- Osteoarthritis

- Vitamin D deficiency

- SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

- Systemic sclerosis

- Myositis

- Back/Neck pain of varied causes

- Fibromyalgia

- Chronic fatigue / weakness

- Sjogren’s syndrome

- Vasculitis

- Behcet’s disease

- Sarcoidosis

- Paediatric rheumatology

Our Specialists

Dr. Tan Bee Eng
Specialty
Rheumatology
Internal Medicine
Location
Gleneagles Hospital Penang

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