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nephritis

Lupus Symptoms

Inflammation-Related Anemia & Lupus

Red blood cells transport oxygen to cells throughout the body. People with lupus may experience a reduction in red blood cells known as inflammation-related anemia, which can cause a range of symptoms. The signs of inflammation-related anemia, or ÔÇťanemia of inflammation

Lupus Symptoms

Kidney Damage, Dialysis, Transplants, & Lupus

Lupus Warriors and doctors need to be on the lookout for signs of organ involvement. Unfortunately, the signs of kidney damage can be easy to overlook. Lupus can cause inflammation throughout the body, including internal organs. While skin involvement (in the form of a facial rash) and arthritis...

Overview

Lupus Nephritis | Impact on the Kidneys

First of all, what is lupus nephritis? Lupus nephritis is an inflammation specific structures in the kidneys known as nephrons. Often, this inflammation is originally caused by systemic lupus. You have two kidneys. They are bean-shaped, fist-sized organs located just below you rib cage on either...

Diagnosis

Lupus Nephritis: 6 Classes of Kidney Disease

Caused by systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis is a serious, and relatively common, kidney disorder. In September, Selena Gomez shared with her fans via Instagram that she had received a kidney transplant due to complications of lupus. The two kidneys are the primary members of the renal system in the...