Retrospective analysis of outcome in a cohort of patients with lupus nephritis treated between 1977 and 1999.

OBJECTIVE To review the development, histological type and outcome of a cohort of patients with lupus nephritis who were managed and followed up by the specialist Bloomsbury Rheumatology Unit between 1977 and 1999. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-eight of the 280 (28%) patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) developed nephritis. Occurrence of end… (More)