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October-December 2021| Vol 16| Issue 4


Management of Takayasu arteritis: The elusive search for the holy grail!

Takayasu arteritis (TAK) is an enigmatic large vessel vasculitis more commonly encountered in Asia, including in India.[1] Aberrant activation of the immune system is understood to be the mechanism ...

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Rate and predictors of response to glucocorticoid therapy in patients of takayasu arteritis at a tertiary level hospital of Bangladesh: A longitudinal study

Objectives: This study aimed to assess the rate of inactive disease in Bangladeshi patients with Takayasu arteritis (TA) treated with prednisolone and to identify the characteristics in patie...

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Serum interleukin-6, interleukin-8, and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist levels in South Indian fibromyalgia patients and its correlation with disease severity

Background: Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by widespread diffuse pain and multiple tender points along with sleep disturbances, fatigue, and psychological distress. Cyt...

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Serum melatonin level in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Objective: Melatonin is the major secretory product of the pineal gland and may play a role in the etiology and clinical symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This systematic review and meta...

Original Article

Urinary vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 as a marker of disease activity in lupus nephritis

Objectives: The objective of this study is to study the role of urinary vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (uVCAM-1) as a marker for disease activity in lupus nephritis (LN). Methodology:<...

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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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