Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric rheumatology is a specialty focused on diagnosing and treating pediatric patients with autoimmune diseases. Rheumatologists use various methods, such as blood tests, imaging studies, and clinical evaluations, to diagnose and manage these conditions.

Our services in Pediatric Rheumatology

In our hospital, we treat rheumatologic diseases such as:

  • Kawasaki disease (a condition causing inflammation of blood vessels and lymph nodes, primarily in children).
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitis

In our Rheumatology specialty, we provide specialized care in the following services:

  • Hospitalization
  • Institutional and private outpatient consultation
  • Comprehensive and multidisciplinary care with our Rare Diseases Group.
Our professionals in Pediatric Rheumatology

Ruth Maria Eraso Garnica

Pediatric Rheumatologist

When to check Pediatric Rheumatology?

You should consult with our pediatric rheumatology specialists when suggested by the pediatrician or when the patient shows suspicion or any autoimmune disease.

Alarm symptoms to consult include:

  • Persistent joint pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Skin rashes
Comprehensive Care

Our comprehensive approach to health aims to ensure the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of each pediatric patient, offering holistic and personalized care throughout their stay through the following support services:

Diagnostic Aids

We conduct complementary studies to the clinical evaluation of pediatric patients to confirm a diagnosis and implement therapeutic actions.

Clinical Psychology

We provide psychological support to pediatric patients and their families who are hospitalized or require specialized outpatient consultation for their condition.

Clinical Nutrition

We deliver the best nutritional care to pediatric patients, with an emphasis on high complexity, in a comprehensive, timely, friendly, and safe manner, in coordination with the interdisciplinary health team.

Social Work

We provide comprehensive support to pediatric patients and their families, recognizing their protective factors, internal resources, personal, familial, and social situations, aiming to enhance adherence to outpatient treatments proposed by the treating medical team.

Contact us

Contact our Call Center at (604) 360 4788 to schedule an appointment with Pediatric Rheumatology.

For further information or general inquiries, please call (604) 445 90 00.