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Prognostic Factors for Patient with Lupus Nephritis

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for progression to terminal renal failure in a patient with lupus nephritis based on the study of Faurschou et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

M32.1

Description:

Faurschou et al identified risk factors for progression to renal failure in a patient with lupus nephritis. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the National University Hospital of Copenhagen and Vejle Hospital in Denmark.

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