Juvenile Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases
Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints that causes pain and swelling. Juvenile arthritis is the term used for arthritis in children. Arthritis is one category of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints, and bones. They can also affect other areas of the body, including organs.
Bronchitis is inflammation of the breathing tubes. These airways are called bronchi. This inflammation causes increased mucus production and other changes. Although there are several different types of bronchitis, the most common are acute and chronic. Bronchitis may also be called a chest cold.
Eisenmenger syndrome is an advanced form of pulmonary artery hypertension . In this condition, the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs narrow. This makes the pressure of blood flow against the walls of the arteries (blood pressure) too high. The heart must work harder to pump blood into the lungs. This causes lung damage.
Multiple Sclerosis & Other Inflammatory Brain Disease
The Yale Multiple Sclerosis Center in North Haven offers one-stop medical care for patients suffering from this chronic nervous system disease that causes symptoms ranging from numbness in the limbs to paralysis. Our facility has MS specialists, plus the ability to do imaging, lab work and other tests. This allows all of our specialists to better determine the best course of treatment for you.