Rheumatology

The locomotor system, also known as the musculoskeletal system, consists of a person’s bones, muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. It is a highly structured system whose purpose is to move and support the rest of the body's structures. Rheumatology deals with disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue. It is a very wide-reaching speciality that covers almost 200 diseases.

The National Health System has designated the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital as a reference centre (CSUR) in Autoinflammatory diseases in adult patients. In addition, it has been designated as an ERN in Connective tissue and musculoskeletal diseases by the European Commission. The Catalan Health Service has designated it as an accredited member of the Clinical Expertise Units Network (XUEC) for Immune diseases: autoinflammatory disease area.
Authorship: Helena Borrell Paños
Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
Modification date: 30.11.2022, 16:46
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