Renal disease in systemic lupus erythematosus with emphasis on classification of lupus glomerulonephritis: advances and implications.

@article{Seshan2009RenalDI,
  title={Renal disease in systemic lupus erythematosus with emphasis on classification of lupus glomerulonephritis: advances and implications.},
  author={S Venkata Seshan and J. Charles Jennette},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={233-48}
}
CONTEXT Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease with protean clinical and pathologic manifestations involving almost all organs in the body. There is a high incidence of renal involvement during the course of the disease, with varied renal pathologic lesions and diverse clinical features. A renal biopsy examined by routine light microscopy, immunofluorescence, and electron microscopy contributes toward diagnosis, prognostic information, and appropriate management. OBJECTIVES (1… CONTINUE READING

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