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Rheumatologic Autoimmune Disease
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s immunology and rheumatology experts work with their multidisciplinary colleagues to deliver advanced diagnostic services and therapies to people with rheumatologic autoimmune diseases.
Expert Care for Rheumatologic Autoimmune Disorders
Autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. In many autoimmune diseases, the body produces autoantibodies that cause damage. These faulty immune system responses can cause both localized and systemwide inflammation and damage.
As one of the country’s most respected medical centers for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, UT Southwestern combines expert and compassionate care with the most advanced medical resources. Our multidisciplinary specialists deliver world-class diagnostic services and treatments to people with rheumatologic autoimmune conditions.
Rheumatologic Autoimmune Diseases We Treat
UT Southwestern’s immunology and rheumatology experts treat a range of autoimmune rheumatologic diseases, including:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
- Polymyalgia rheumatica
- Relapsing polychondritis
- Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Sjogren's syndrome
- Antiphospholipid syndrome
Treating Rheumatologic Autoimmune Diseases
Treatments for rheumatologic autoimmune diseases depend on the specific conditions and can vary widely, but our primary treatment goal is usually to moderate the inappropriate immune response.
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Fort Worth, Texas 76104 817-882-2400