Call for Challenging Cases

The Scientific committee of IRACON 2017 solicits challenging cases for discussion at IRACON 2017 (1-3 Dec 2017), under the following categories.

  • Fibromyalgia and Fibromyalgia related conditions (eg. Restless legs syndrome, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Post-traumatic stress disorder etc)
  • Infection associated systemic rheumatic diseases or rheumatic diseases mimicked by infections (eg. Cytomegalovirus, Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus etc)
  • Co-morbidities in rheumatic diseases (other than infections).
  • Paediatric Rheumatology

The cases will be presented in brief on podium to the panel of national and international faculty for discussion.

Kindly email the case summaries to the email id : iracon2017+cases@gmail.com in the following format. The email should have subject line “ Challenging cases: Category_Name

The last date for submission of cases is 30th April 2017

The selection of the cases by the Scientific committee will be final and based on the need and scope for discussion

Format for the Cases

Title :
Category : Category_Name (Fibromyalgia / Infection / Co-morbidities/ Paediatric)
History and findings : (250 words)
Investigations : (150 words)
Treatments used : (Use key words)
Course and outcome : (250 words)
Challenges and lessons : (Why this case should be discussed in 100 words)