Course of renal pathology in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Lee1984CourseOR,
  title={Course of renal pathology in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Hyun Sook Lee and Salim K. Mujais and Balakuntalam S Kasinath and Benjamin H. Spargo and AdrianI. Katz},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={
          612-20
        }
}
Evaluation of the course of lupus nephropathy by serial kidney biopsy in 50 patients revealed a complex pattern of transitions from one histologic class to another. A high rate of transformations (56 percent) was observed, with fewer than half the patients remaining in the original category. Although the general trend was towards transformation to a less severe lesion (WHO classes III and IV transforming into classes II and V), this was certainly not the rule for all individual classes. These… CONTINUE READING

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