An Unusual Initial Presentation of Lupus Nephritis as a Renal Mass

@inproceedings{Goupil2015AnUI,
  title={An Unusual Initial Presentation of Lupus Nephritis as a Renal Mass},
  author={R{\'e}mi Goupil and Annie-Claire Nadeau-Fredette and Virginie Royal and Alexandre Dugas and Jean-Philippe Lafrance},
  booktitle={Case reports in nephrology},
  year={2015}
}
Lupus nephritis is a frequent manifestation of systemic lupus erythematous. Lupus nephritis usually presents with abnormal urinalysis, proteinuria, and/or renal insufficiency. We report a case of a 48-year-old woman who underwent partial nephrectomy for a fortuitously discovered solid enhancing left kidney mass. No neoplastic cells were found in the biopsy… CONTINUE READING