Diagnosis of rheumatism
Which blood levels may indicate rheumatism? Which examinations are additionally necessary for a meaningful diagnosis? More in this chapter.
To be able to understand his blood levels in case of a suspected rheumatism, one must first of all remember that "rheumatism" can be a wide variety of different diseases, all of which belong to the so-called "rheumatic diseases".
In inflammatory rheumatism, some blood levels are determined that not only help diagnose, but can also provide clues as to which treatment and drug therapy might be most effective. These include the so-called rheumatoid factor, but also some others. First and foremost, these markers show inflammatory processes in the body.