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During a typical three-month period, the Department of Rheumatology will see more than 2,000 patients for more than 2,500 visits. Here are just some of the patient groups seen during the second quarter of 2002:

Diagnosis

     Encounters

     Patients

Rheumatoid Arthritis

721

563

Osteoarthritis

444

353

Osteoporosis

292

279

Inflammatory Arthritis

166

149

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

123

109

Psoriatic Arthritis

103

86

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

93

74

Scleroderma

26

25

Giant-Cell (Temporal) Arteritis

35

26

Polymositis/Dermatomyositis

50

39

Overlap Connective Tissue Disease

32

29

Sjogren's Syndrome

46

43

Polyarteritis Nodosa

166

149

Wegener's Granulomatosis

12

8

 
 
 
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