Rheumatic Disease, Arthritis Conditions, Autoimmune Disease Treated at Mercy
The doctors of Rheumatology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, diagnosis and treat a wide variety of rheumatic conditions, such as lupus, gout and fibromyalgia. Mercy’s experienced rheumatologists also work with patients to slow signs and symptoms of common types of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Gout is a form of arthritis that includes sudden and severe attacks of pain in the joints. Gout can affect the joints of the arms and the legs, but is most commonly found in the joints of the big toe.
Mercy's rheumatologists provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of lupus, a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks its own tissues and organs.
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs when your body's immune system begins to attack healthy cells and tissue.
Rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of the joints, causing painful swelling that can lead to bone erosion and joint deformity.
Our rheumatologists diagnose scleroderma, a rare but chronic autoimmune disease, and work with patients to determine the best course of treatment based on their particular condition.
Mercy's rheumatologists diagnose Sjogren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that causes a lack of moisture within certain glands of the body.
There are many types of vasculitis, a condition that causes inflammation in the blood vessels of the body. This rare condition is treated by the rheumatologists at Mercy.