Factors affecting outcome and prognosis in membranous lupus nephropathy.

  title={Factors affecting outcome and prognosis in membranous lupus nephropathy.},
  author={Lucile Mercadal and Sophie T{\'e}zenas du Montcel and Dominique Nochy and Guillaume Queffeulou and Jean-charles Piette and Corinne Isnard-Bagnis and Frank Martinez},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={17 10},
BACKGROUND This study was designed to review the prognosis and the predictors of renal outcome in patients with membranous lupus nephropathy (MLN) with no or mild mesangial proliferation. METHODS The medical records of patients (n=66) with biopsy-proven MLN, WHO class VA, and class VB without any past history of proliferative lupus nephropathy (PLN) were… CONTINUE READING