Lupus nephritis is a kidney aggravation brought about by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus). systemic lupus erythematosus SLE is an immune system illness. This can damage not only the kidney but also other organs of the body like skin, joints, nervous system. The manifestations of lupus nephritis may incorporate hypertension, frothy pee, and edema, swelling, generally in the legs, feet, or lower legs and less regularly in the hands or face. Lupus nephritis is diagnosed through pee and blood tests and a kidney biopsy: Urinalysis, Blood test, Biopsy. Lupus nephritis is treated with prescriptions that stifle the safe framework, so it quits ambushing and harming the kidneys. An immunosuppressive medicine, for example, cyclophosphamide or mycophenolate mofetil, is normally utilized with prednisone (corticosteroid drug), which reduces the inflammations in the kidneys. The most serious type of lupus nephritis is called diffuse proliferative nephritis. Individuals with lupus nephritis are at a high hazard for growth, principally B-cell lymphoma a kind of disease that starts in the cells of the invulnerable framework. They are additionally at a high hazard for heart and vein issues.
Last date updated on June, 2014