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March 2020| Vol 15| Issue 1


When doing the right thing is wrong – drug efflux pumps in steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome

Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS) is the most common form of childhood nephrotic syndrome (NS) represeting more than 90% of cases between 1 and 10 years of age.[1] The characteristic renal bio...


To Act…….or to wait for the evidence: Ethics in the time of covid-19!

The ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has brought to light ethical issues driving patient care as well ...

Original Article

P-glycoprotein and/or Histone Deacetylase 2 Regulates Steroid Responsiveness in Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome

Background: P-glycoprotein (P-gp) overexpression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) has been reported in patients with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS). Glucocorticoids ...

Original Article

The effect of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and thrombocyte index on inflammation in patients with periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenitis syndrome

Background: The periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome is the most common periodic fever syndrome in childhood. Its pathogenesis and etiology remain u...

Original Article

Ultrasonography of articular and periarticular structures as a relapse predictor in patients with clinically remitted rheumatoid arthritis

Introduction: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease causing mortality and morbidity among patients. The goal of RA treatment is remission and prevention of joint degeneration. Re...

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The Indian Journal of Rheumatology (IJR, formerly, Journal of Indian Rheumatology Association) is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Indian Rheumatology Association. The Journal is published quarterly (March, June, September, December i.e. 4 issues along with two supplements in November and December every year) by Wolters Kluwer. It is indexed in Scopus and Indmed. It is circulated to all bonafide members of IRA and subscribers.

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The Editor would like to thank all the reviewers of the Indian Journal of Rheumatology, for generously giving their time and efforts in assessing the manuscripts submitted to the journal.

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