Lupus nephritis in children: prognostic significance of clinicopathological findings.

@article{Emre2001LupusNI,
  title={Lupus nephritis in children: prognostic significance of clinicopathological findings.},
  author={Sevinç Emre and Ilmay Bilge and Aydan Şirin and Işin Kiliçaslan and Ahmet Nayir and Fatih Oktem and Veli Uysal},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={2001},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={118-26}
}
BACKGROUND We aimed to review our experience with childhood lupus nephritis (LN) in respect to the analysis of the clinical and histopathological presentation of LN and prognostic factors affecting the kidney and patient outcomes. METHOD Forty-three children (39 girls, 4 boys) with biopsy-proven LN were included in the study. The mean age of the children was 12.0 +/- 2.8 years. Based on the renal histopathology and clinical presentation, patients were treated with oral prednisone, intravenous… CONTINUE READING

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