The Buda Health Center is one of the leading private institutions of Budapest offering its patients personalized comprehensive health care.


Pediatric Rheumatology

Even children may suffer from swollen joints, pain or restricted movements as well as other musculoskeletal complaints (limping, stiff joints in the mornings) due to rheumatic disorders.

Gyermek reumatológia 

In addition to the complaints listed above, the rheumatologist examines and treats children suffering from chronic inflammation of the joints (juvenile idiopathic arthritis), systemic autoimmune disorders (SLE, juvenile dermatomyositis, scleroderma, non-differential collagenosis, Raynaud’s syndrome) and pain syndrome that is not of orthopedic origin (fibromyalgia, pain amplification syndrome).

The rheumatological examination begins with the child’s medical history followed by a thorough physical examination with regards to the child’s  rheumatological status,  Diagnosis is determined and therapy planned.

Most common rheumatological disorders in children

I.  Non inflammatory musculoskeletal pain.

I.I   Mechanical pain

  • Hypermobility
  • Overloading
  • Osteochondrosis

I.II Non mechanical, non inflammatory musculoskeletal pain

  • Growth pains
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Pain amplification syndrome

II.   Autoimmune disorders

II.I Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

  • Oligoarticular JIA
  • Polyarticular JIA, rheumatoid factor (RF) negative
  • Polyarticular JIA, RF positive
  • Systemic JIA
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Enthesitis-related JIA (spondylarthropathy)
  • Other arthritis

II.II   Collagens

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Dermatomyositis (DM)
  • Scleroderma
  • Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)

II.III  Vasculitides

  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis disease
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Kawasaki syndrome
  • Cutaneous vasculitis

III   Auto inflammation disorders and other unusual inflammatory disorders

  • Familial Mediterranean fever
  • Other periodic fever syndromes (CINCA/NOMID)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Behcet’s disease
Patient safety protocol

We consider the safety of our patients and our professionals to be of the utmost importance, therefore, in accordance with the current regulations in force, we implement several protective measures against COVID-19 in our Institute, which you can read about in detail HERE. A negative PCR test is required for oral and other body cavity examinations or interventions if the patient had a positive PCR test in the last 3 weeks prior to the test.

The high level of interest in coronavirus testing has proportionally increased the workload of our telephone customer service. In order to improve our service, we provide a dedicated telephone line for corona virus test appointments: +36 1 999-1727
At the above telephone number - on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. - our colleagues only book appointments for coronavirus testing.

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