Lupus Nephritis - The Current LandscapeAbeles Micha*
Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Abeles Micha
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 02, 2012; Accepted date: April 04, 2012; Published date: April 06, 2012
Citation: Micha A (2012) Lupus Nephritis - The Current Landscape. Rheumatology 2:e108. doi: 10.4172/2161-1149.1000e108
Copyright: © 2012 Micha A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a heterogeneous disease that can affect numerous organ systems. Lupus nephritis is arguably the most important complication of the illness since it is closely linked to morbidity and mortality and occurs in 25-75% of patients.