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The kidney in rheumatological disorders

Wai Y. Tse and Dwomoa Adu

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.211003_update_001

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The kidney in rheumatological disorders

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Epidemiology and clinical features of renal disease—10 to 20% of patients with SLE have evidence of renal involvement at presentation, with this subsequently developing in about 40 to 50% of cases, typically during the first 5 years after diagnosis. Presentation is with proteinuria (causing nephrotic syndrome in ...

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Subjects: Nephrology

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