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Redefining lupus nephritis: clinical implications of pathophysiologic subtypes

19:48 EDT 3 Jul 2017 | Nature Publishing

Current treatment recommendations for lupus nephritis are largely guided by the 2003 International Society of Nephrology/Renal Pathology Society classification system. Here, the authors discuss potential approaches by which this classification system could be improved through consideration of underlying disease processes characterized by the presence of glomerular crescents, podocyte injury, tubulointerstitial lesions and vascular injury.

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