Rheumatosexuology: an introduction to interdisciplinary issues
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Online publication date: 2010-07-02
Reumatologia 2010;48(3):155-158
Rheumatosexuology is a medical specialty studying detection, management and prophylaxis of sexual health in patients with rheumatic disorders. Particular aspects of rheumatosexuology include effect of individual rheumatic diseases on sexual health, influence of medication applied in rheumatology on sexual health as well as methods of management of sexual problems in patients with rheumatic diseases. Quality of life of rheumatic patients includes also disturbances of sexual life and this aspect is commonly passed over in everyday practice of rheumatologists. It is important to include sexologic issues in curriculum of education of rheumatologists as well as familiarize sexuologists with selected aspects of rheumatology.
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