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June 2020| Vol 15| Issue 2


Interleukin-6 and other cytokine blockade in COVID-19 hyperinflammation

The outbreak of COVID-19 virus, subsequent to initial reports from Wuhan, Hubei Province, in China in December 2019, has rapidly spread across geographic borders to evolve into a pandemic, with esti...


COVID-19: An update on vaccine development

COVID-19 caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) which appeared in December 2019 in China.[1] Till date, it has infected more than 2.87 million individuals and cau...

Original Article

Impact of ultrasonography-detected pes anserine bursitis on pain and function in patients with primary knee osteoarthritis

Background: Pes anserine bursitis (PAB) is one of the most common causes of knee pain. Hence, this study aimed to compare the pain and function among all primary knee osteoarthritis (KOA) pat...

Original Article

Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: A descriptive cross sectional study

Background: Estimate of prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients from India is scarce. The present study evaluated the prevalence of thyroid dysfunctio...

Original Article

Impact of obesity on leptin, leptin receptor gene polymorphism, and some adipokines in egyptian patients with knee osteoarthritis

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the role of leptin receptor (LEPR) gene polymorphism and adipokines in the pathogenesis of knee osteoarthritis (OA) in Egyptian female patients. ...

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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.

Thank You Reviewers!

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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