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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. ARD publishes basic, clinical, and translational scientific research, including the most important recommendations for the management of various conditions.

ARD is an official journal of EULAR.

Free lay summaries are provided for selected research articles. You can keep up with the latest news via Twitter and Facebook.

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Josef Smolen, University of Vienna, Austria
Editorial team

Impact Factor
12.811

Authors

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases considers unsolicited submissions of a variety of article types, including original research articles (extended and concise reports), viewpoints, and letters to the Editor.
 
The Author Information section provides general guidelines and requirements for specific article types.
 
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.

Impact Factor
12.811