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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 610-613
An unusual presentation of juvenile lupus nephritis


1 Department of Nephrology, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Pathology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Manjusha Yadla
Department of Nephrology, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad - 500 081, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.182441

PMID: 27215261

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The incidence of juvenile lupus varies widely ranging between 4 and 250 per 100,000 population. Most common organ involvement in juvenile lupus is kidney. Neurological, cutaneous and hematological involvements are also involved. Skeletal muscle involvement in the form of myositis is rare. Myositis as presenting manifestation in juvenile lupus is also unusual. Herein, we report one such case wherein myositis preceded the onset of lupus nephritis


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