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Lupus nephritis

Introduction: Lupus nephritis

Description of Lupus nephritis

Lupus nephritis (medical condition): Kidney damage caused by lupus....more »

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Lupus nephritis: glomerulonephritis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus; classified into four histologic types: mesangial, focal, diffuse, and membranous.
Source: CRISP

Lupus nephritis: Glomerulonephritis associated with autoimmune disease SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS. Lupus nephritis is histologically classified into 6 classes: class I - normal glomeruli, class II - pure mesangial alterations, class III - focal segmental glomerulonephritis, class IV - diffuse glomerulonephritis, class V - diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis, and class VI - advanced sclerosing glomerulonephritis (The World Health Organization classification 1982).
Source: MeSH 2007

Lupus nephritis: Related Topics

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Lupus nephritis as a Disease

Lupus nephritis (medical condition): See Lupus nephritis (disease information).
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Lupus nephritis: Related Diseases

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Lupus nephritis: Article Excerpts

Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Nephritis: NIDDK)

Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a disease of the immune... (Source: excerpt from Lupus Nephritis: NIDDK)

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Lupus nephritis as a Symptom

Lupus nephritis (symptom): Type of Kidney symptoms.

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Lupus nephritis: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Lupus nephritis:

  • Glomerulonephritis, Lupus
  • Lupus Glomerulonephritis
  • Nephritis, Lupus

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Lupus nephritis

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lupus nephritis

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