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November 2017| Vol 12| Issue 6 (Supplement)


Scleroderma and related disorders

Scleroderma, also called systemic sclerosis, is a rare disease predominantly affecting young females, associated with significant morbidity and mortality due to the involvement of major or...

Review Article

The pathogenesis of scleroderma

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) results from the complex interplay between the immune system, vasculature and tissue-repair mechanisms. Endothelial injury is the prime event; environmental triggers in the ...

Review Article

Biomarkers in scleroderma: Current status

Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease characterized by indolent obliterative vasculopathy and widespread fibrosis. The two main morphological manifestations of the disease overlap and may make it dif...

Review Article

Gastro-intestinal involvement in systemic sclerosis

The gastrointestinal (GI) tract can be involved in up to 90% of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and is the leading cause of morbidity and third most common cause of mortality in these pat...

Review Article

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with systemic sclerosis

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is common in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) yet often goes underrecognized in clinical practice. In patients with SSc, untreated SIBO may result ...

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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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