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September 2017| Vol 12| Issue 3

From the Editors Desk

From the Editor's Desk

Dear Friends, This issue of the journal that has several interesting articles for our readers. I must draw your attention to a very useful and informative review of vaccination requirements in our ad...


Publishing or perishing: For the Best; for the Worst!

Rheumatology is an upcoming specialty in India.[1] The Indian Rheumatology Association is committed to propagation and consolidation of this specialty in India and the Indian Journal of Rheumatology (...


Pain in osteoarthritis: Looking beyond the joint

It has been more than a century since William Osler is attributed to have said, “When a patient with arthritis comes in the front door, I try to go out the back door.” Although a lot of ad...


Tuberculosis in rheumatology practice: The many faces of an old foe

Tuberculosis (TB) is an ancient scourge that continues to kill millions of people every year. Despite the availability of effective treatment for over half a century, we are far from its eradication. ...

Original Article

Neuropathic pain among patients with primary knee osteoarthritis: Results of a cross-sectional study from a tertiary care center in Southern India

Background: Pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA) may have a neuropathic component. We used the Douleur Neuropathique in 4 questions (DN4) questionnaire to assess neuropathic pain in knee OA and to ...

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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.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
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  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review

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