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Lupus nephritis
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Type IV lupus nephritis: The classic "flea-bitten" appearance of the cortical surface in the diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritides. (Courtesy of Ed Uthman, MD)]]

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Omer Kamal, M.D.[2] Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [2]; Ujjwal Rastogi, MBBS [3]; Aida Javanbakht, M.D.Raviteja Guddeti, M.B.B.S. [4] 

Synonyms and Keywords: Nephritis - lupus; lupus glomerular disease

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Lupus nephritis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | CT | MRI | Echocardiography or Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

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Case #1




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