Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

About the Speciality

As a medical super-speciality, the main objective of the Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology division at JNUIMSRC is to study and work in assessing and treating arthritis and other connective tissue disorders or autoimmune disorders.

JNUIMSRC offers the latest technology and qualified doctors that allows for exemplary fundamental and clinical research and diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

To take care of all arthritis and autoimmune diseases, comprehensive and state-of-the-art care is given to the patients by qualified adult and paediatric rheumatologists of the division.

The best Rheumatologist doctor in Jaipur at the Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology division undertakes both routine and specialized laboratory investigations required to diagnose and treat all common and atypical rheumatological conditions exhibited by a patient.

The in-house orthopaedic team is also trained to help the patients with arthroscopies and joint replacements as and when required. Through exceptional ancillary support with full-fledged physiotherapy and occupational therapy, the division is able to provide complete care to the patients.

Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology division undertakes both routine and specialized laboratory investigations required to diagnose and treat all common and atypical rheumatological conditions exhibited by a patient. The in-house orthopaedic team is also trained to help the patients with arthroscopies and joint replacements as and when required. Through exceptional ancillary support with full-fledged physiotherapy and occupational therapy, the division is able to provide complete care to the patients.

Specialty Clinics

Some of the speciality clinics that will be accessible to the patients are listed below.

  • Rheumatoid clinic
  • SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) clinic
  • Scleroderma clinic
  • Early arthritis clinic

Diagnostic and Clinical Services Offered

The following diagnostic and clinical services are offered at the Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology division.
  • Adult rheumatology OPD
  • Paediatric rheumatology OPD
  • Intra-articular injections
  • Inpatient care
  • Laboratory evaluation of rheumatological conditions
  • Comprehensive arthritis care
  • Exclusive paediatric rheumatology clinic
  • State of the art immunological laboratory
  • Intensive care services
  • Biologic therapy

 

What we treat

At Division of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology of JNU, we invest our efforts, time, and expertise to detect and treat various types of Ailments.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition can damage various body systems, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels.

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An inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks its own tissues. Lupus (SLE) can affect the joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Joint Pain, Rash and Fever. These can periodically get worse (flare up) and then improve.

Treatments: Focus on improving quality of life through controlling symptoms and minimising flare-ups. This begins with lifestyle modifications, including sun protection and diet. Further disease management includes medication such as anti-inflammatories and steroids.

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An immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Over time, the immune reaction to eating gluten creates inflammation that damages the small intestine's lining, leading to medical complications. It also prevents absorption of some nutrients (malabsorption).

Symptoms: Major one is Diarrhea. Other symptoms include bloating, wind, fatigue, low blood count (anaemia) and osteoporosis. Many people have no symptoms.

Treatments: Strict gluten-free diet that can help manage symptoms and promote intestinal healing.

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An immune system disorder characterised by dry eyes and dry mouth. With this disorder, the body's immune system attacks its own healthy cells that produce saliva and tears. Sjogren's syndrome often occurs with other such disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

Symptoms: Dry mouth and eyes.

Treatments: Use of Eye drops, medication and eye surgery.

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A disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. In MS, resulting nerve damage disrupts communication between the brain and the body.

Symptoms: Vision loss, pain, fatigue and impaired coordination. The symptoms, severity and duration can vary from person to person. Some people may be symptom free for most of their lives, while others can have severe, chronic symptoms that never go away.

Treatments: Physiotherapy and medication that suppress the immune system can help with symptoms, and slow disease progression.

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