Journal Article

Lupus Nephritis in a Child with Type I Diabetes Mellitus

Sebahat Tülpar, M. Hakan Poyrazoğlu, Tahir E. Patıroğlu, Mustafa Kendirci, Funda Baştuğ, Zübeyde Gündüz, İsmail Dursun and Ruhan Düşünsel

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 57, issue 5, pages 396-398
Published in print October 2011 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online November 2010 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmq103
Lupus Nephritis in a Child with Type I Diabetes Mellitus

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Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are at increased risk for developing other autoimmune diseases, most commonly autoimmune thyroiditis and celiac disease. Few reports have described the association of systemic lupus erythematosus and T1D in the literature. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of lupus nephritis in a child with T1D.

Keywords: child; nephritis; lupus; type 1 diabetes mellitus

Journal Article.  1068 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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