Aims and Scope

Journal of Rheumatic Diseases (JRD) is a peer reviewed journal that publishes original articles, reviews, and editorials on all aspects of rheumatic diseases, including clinical investigations and basic research. Both human and experimental animal studies are welcome, as are new findings on the epidemiology ,pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic diseases. Case reports will be published in exceptional circumstances, when they illustrate a rare occurrence of clinical importance.


Current Issue

January 01, 2019, Volume 26,
Number 1, pp. 1~85
Cover Picture
Contrast enhanced computed tomography of chest. Low attenuation lesions considered as ischemic changes around the left ventricle (gray arrows) with a large amount of pleural fluid (white arrows). (J Rheum Dis 2019;26:74-78)