Rheumatic Conditions We Treat

At Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, our pediatric rheumatology experts are specially trained to manage all childhood rheumatic disorders. Some of the diseases, musculoskeletal pain syndromes, and other rheumatic conditions we treat include:

  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Joint and muscle pain 
  • Vasculitis 
  • Uveitis 
  • Raynaud’s phenomenon 
  • Rash 
  • Connective tissue diseases:
    • Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Scleroderma
    • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
    • Overlap Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain Conditions:
  • Vasculitides:
    • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener's Granulomatosis)
    • Microscopic Polyangiitis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Kawasaki's Disease
    • Hennoch-Schoenlein Purpura
  • Fevers of Unclear Origin
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes
  • Fever of unknown origin
Learn more about the clinical services available in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology.