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Journal of Rheumatic Diseases (JRD) aims to liberate patients with rheumatic diseases from the pain and disabilities that originated from the diseases by providing essential medical knowledge and safe practices. Its scope is all aspects of rheumatic diseases, including clinical investigations and basic research. Both human and experimental animal studies are welcome. New findings on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases are core targets of the journal. Its regional focus is mainly Korea, but it also welcomes submissions from researchers and physicians all over the world. Its publication type includes original articles, reviews, case reports, clinical images, and editorials but does not exclude other types.

Oct 01, 2023 Vol.30 No.4, pp. 209~277
Pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis. Gut microbiome produces short-chain fatty acids, tryptophan metabolites, and amino acids. Also, Paneth cells are source of IL-23 in the terminal ileum. HLA-B*27 provides arthritogenic peptide to TCR, and misfolded HLA-B*27 and accumulated protein induce UPR resul ting in production of IL-23. Mechanical stress in enthesis induce DAMPs and IL-1β.(J Rheum Dis 2023;30:220-233)

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