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Improving How Signs of Lupus Nephritis Are Measured by Duane P. Patient Expert are then passed out of the body in the urine. Lupus that affects the kidneys, termed lupus nephritis, or LN, can cause inflammation that damages the kidney tissue. If LN is not diagnosed early and treated aggressively...
15 Questions with Dr. Brad Rovin - Kidney Issues with Lupus by Duane P. Patient Expert Lupus nephritis, or inflammation in kidneys caused by lupus, can make kidneys unable.... Rovin  answered your questions about kidney issues and lupus. Read his answers now !
Making headway in lupus nephritis by Sara G. Patient Expert , which might prevent basophils from promoting kidney inflammation. The NIH team is currently planning a safety study... have discovered that the activation of immune cells called basophils causes kidney damage in a mouse model...
Biomarkers Predict Success of Lupus Nephritis Drug Therapy by Duane P. Patient Expert From our latest Research Update Newsletter: Kidney involvement (nephritis) can be one of the more serious complications of lupus. Since lupus nephritis can be severe and the therapy can be toxic...
Comparison of Lupus Nephritis Classifications of Two International Organizations by Duane P. Patient Expert From our latest research e-newsletter Kidney involvement occurs in about 60% of people... (WHO) published multiple versions of their classifications for lupus nephritis from 1975-2001...
Lupus nephritis - biopsy for all? by Sara G. Patient Expert ever developed for the management of lupus nephritis . The recommendation is that physicians biopsy all patients who present with clinical evidence of active disease (lupus nephritis, that is), classify the disease stage according...
Treating Lupus Nephritis: Does Ethnicity Play a Role? by Duane P. Patient Expert Lupus is seen two to three times more often in people of African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, and Native American heritage than in Caucasians. Information on how medications work in these populations may one day enable p
Lupus Foundation of America Observes March as National Kidney Month by Duane P. Patient Expert , beginning at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time on the topic of Kidneys and Lupus . Lupus nephritis is the term used when lupus causes inflammation in the kidneys, making them unable to properly remove waste from the blood or...
Read the Latest in Lupus Research: Urine Components May Indicate Severity of Lupus Nephritis by Duane P. Patient Expert Lupus may involve inflammation of the kidney, called lupus nephritis, which can impair the kidney’s ability to remove waste from the body. Since normal kidney function is vital, lupus nephritis...
Mycophenolate Is Superior To Azathioprine As Treatment For Lupus Nephritis by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy nephritis is an inflammation of the kidney caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a disease... around the eyes, legs, ankles, or fingers. In some patients the inflammation may be severe enough to cause kidney...

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Side effects ... Iiterstitial nephritis (inflammation in the kidneys), and thrush (candida) infections. ... » Read on
Causes ... rid of antigens. If these antigens and antibodies gather in the kidneys for any reason it can cause an inflammatory reaction (sw ... » Read on