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Descriptor English: Lupus Nephritis
Descriptor Spanish: Nefritis Lúpica
Descriptor Portuguese: Nefrite Lúpica
Descriptor French: Glomérulonéphrite lupique
Entry term(s): Glomerulonephritides, Lupus
Glomerulonephritis, Lupus
Lupus Glomerulonephritides
Lupus Glomerulonephritis
Lupus Nephritides
Nephritides, Lupus
Nephritis, Lupus
Tree number(s): C12.777.419.570.363.680
C13.351.968.419.570.363.680
C17.300.480.680
C20.111.590.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008181
Scope note: Glomerulonephritis associated with autoimmune disease SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS. Lupus nephritis is histologically classified into 6 classes: class I - normal glomeruli, class II - pure mesangial alterations, class III - focal segmental glomerulonephritis, class IV - diffuse glomerulonephritis, class V - diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis, and class VI - advanced sclerosing glomerulonephritis (The World Health Organization classification 1982).
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Glomerulonephritis (1966-1986)
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic (1966-1986)
Nephritis (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
DeCS ID: 19233
Unique ID: D008181
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/06/18
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Lupus Nephritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0012759
Scope note Glomerulonephritis associated with autoimmune disease SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS. Lupus nephritis is histologically classified into 6 classes: class I - normal glomeruli, class II - pure mesangial alterations, class III - focal segmental glomerulonephritis, class IV - diffuse glomerulonephritis, class V - diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis, and class VI - advanced sclerosing glomerulonephritis (The World Health Organization classification 1982).
Preferred term Lupus Nephritis
Entry term(s) Glomerulonephritides, Lupus
Glomerulonephritis, Lupus
Lupus Glomerulonephritides
Lupus Glomerulonephritis
Lupus Nephritides
Nephritides, Lupus
Nephritis, Lupus



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