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'''Rheumatology''' is defined as "a subspecialty of [[internal medicine]] concerned with the study of inflammatory or degenerative processes and metabolic derangement of connective tissue structures which pertain to a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, such as [[arthritis]]".<ref name="title">{{cite web |url=http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/mesh/2007/MB_cgi?term=rheumatology |title=Rheumatology  |accessdate=2007-12-13 |author=National Library of Medicine |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote=}}</ref>  
 
'''Rheumatology''' is defined as "a subspecialty of [[internal medicine]] concerned with the study of inflammatory or degenerative processes and metabolic derangement of connective tissue structures which pertain to a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, such as [[arthritis]]".<ref name="title">{{cite web |url=http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/mesh/2007/MB_cgi?term=rheumatology |title=Rheumatology  |accessdate=2007-12-13 |author=National Library of Medicine |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |format= |work= |publisher= |pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote=}}</ref>  
  
 
Rheumatologists, like [[neurology|neurologists]] and certain other specialties, are often consulted for diffuse, complex diseases. Along with [[allergy and immunology|allergists]], they are experts in clinical immunology.
 
Rheumatologists, like [[neurology|neurologists]] and certain other specialties, are often consulted for diffuse, complex diseases. Along with [[allergy and immunology|allergists]], they are experts in clinical immunology.
  
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Rheumatology is defined as "a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of inflammatory or degenerative processes and metabolic derangement of connective tissue structures which pertain to a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis".[1]

Rheumatologists, like neurologists and certain other specialties, are often consulted for diffuse, complex diseases. Along with allergists, they are experts in clinical immunology.

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  1. National Library of Medicine. Rheumatology. Retrieved on 2007-12-13.