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March 2022| Vol 17| Issue 1


Which came first in lupus: The interferon or the infection?

Infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It was shown in a Hungarian lupus cohort that the excess mortality due to lupus could be attributable...

Original Article

Infections in systemic lupus erythematosus: A study of incidence and risk factors in 100 patients from western India

Aim: The present study was conducted to evaluate the incidence and characteristics of infections in patients of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and determine the risk factors for infection...

Original Article

Prospective study of patients with inflammatory back pain, clinical characteristics and treatment response in ankylosing spondylitis in two centers of rheumatology in South India

Introduction: Ankylosing spondylitis is inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine and peripheral joints more commonly in men of 15 years to 40 years of age and is a part of the spectrum of d...

Original Article

Health-related quality of life in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: A developing country perspective

Objective: To assess the Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in domains of physical, emotional, social, and school functioning in children suffering from juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA...

Original Article

A comparative study to assess vascular health in previously diagnosed patients of kawasaki disease

Background: Kawasaki disease, the commonest cause of multisystem vasculitis in children, was believed initially as a one-time disease. Long-term follow-up reveals that endothelial dysfunction...

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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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