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Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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Rheumatology

We see children who have pain not due to an inflammatory disorder.

Conditions Treated

Symptoms and diagnoses include:

  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

  • Reactive Arthritis

  • Arthritis associated with other diseases, such as psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Sjogren’s Syndrome

  • Scleroderma

  • Dermatomyositis

  • Vasculitis

  • Mixed connective tissue disease/undifferentiated

  • Connective tissue disease/overlap syndromes

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Behcet’s Syndrome

  • Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

  • Periodic fever syndromes

  • Raynaud’s Syndrome

  • Chronic joint pain and/or swelling lasting six weeks or longer

  • Inflammation from an unknown cause

Sometimes, we also see other children who primarily are monitored by other physicians to help with medication management for diseases affecting the skin, brain or eyes.

Referral Information

To refer patients, contact the rheumatology nurse coordinator at 803-434-2523 or fax 803-434-7379.

Care Team

Lara Huber, MD

Sarah Payne-Poff, MD

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