Clinical Course, Outcomes and Complications of Thai Pediatric Pure Type versus Mixed Type Lupus Membranous Nephritis.
J Med Assoc Thai 2017 Feb;100(2):158-66
Background: Due to the relative infrequency of lupus membranous nephritis (LMN) compared to other types of lupus nephritis (LN) in pediatric patients, the current literature on pediatric LMN is limited. The knowledge regarding clinical manifestations, outcomes and infectious complications are mainly based on studies in the adult population. Similar to disease expression in SLE, the renal manifestations of LMN are affected by environmental factors and vary among racial and ethnic groups. Read More