Course Code: INTM901
Hours Distribution: (2 lec, 1 Cln)
Course Type: Major Core (MC)
Immune response. The inflammatory response. Immunogenetics of rheumatic diseases. Tolerance and autoimmunity. Systemic connective tissue diseases: Rheumatoid arthritis. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Sjögren's syndrome. Inflammatory muscle diseases. Antiphospholipid syndrome and pregnancy. Polymyalgia rheumatica. Vasculitides and related disorders: Large vessel vasculitis. Medium vessel vasculitis. Wegner's granulomatosis. ANCA-associated vasculitis. Small vessel vasculitis. Cryoglobulinemia. Behçet’s disease. Seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Ankylosing spondylitis. Psoriatic arthritis. Reiter's syndrome and reactive arthritis. Enteropthic arthropathy. Arthritis associated with infectious agents. Rheumatic disorders associated with metabolic diseases. Endocrine associated arthropathy. Arthropathy associated with hematologic and malignant diseases. Bone and cartilage disorders. Pediatric rheumatic diseases.