Management of proliferative lupus nephritis

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Abstract

tion and requires rapid recognition and treatment. Kidney biopsy plays an essential role in the management and prognosis of proliferative lupus nephritis. Treatment includes and induction phase with systemic steroids and antiproliferative therapy. This is followed by a maintenance phase to prevent the risk of relapses. Cytotoxic therapy carries significant side effects and complications. Further research is needed to establish the role of biologics in the management of proliferative lupus nephritis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)286-293
Number of pages8
JournalPanminerva Medica
Volume58
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016

Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Systemi

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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