TITLE

THE KIDNEY IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

AUTHOR(S)
Salomon, Mardoqueo I.; Zak, Frederick
PUB. DATE
June 1966
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1966, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The natural history of renal involvement in lupus erythematosus has been surveyed, emphasizing its frequent appearance in the course of the systemic malady, with predilection for younger individuals. The pathology�both on light and electron microscopy�has been briefly described. The clinical features of the renal involvement, with emphasis on its ominous prognostic significance, have been outlined. Its evolution leading to a nephrotic syndrome and/or to severe renal insufficiency has been elucidated. Therapy, with emphasis, on steroids, has been briefly outlined.
ACCESSION #
16372670

 

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