Kidney

  • Graham Hughes
  • Munther A. Khamashta
Chapter

Abstract

Both the renal artery and the renal vein can thrombose in Hughes syndrome. Renal artery stenosis is also seen.

Microthrombosis in the glomerular vessels can be an important additional problem in lupus nephritis patients who are also aPL positive.

Keywords

Ischemia Proteinuria Nephritis Glomerulonephritis 

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© Springer-Verlag London 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Graham Hughes
    • 1
  • Munther A. Khamashta
    • 2
  1. 1.The London Lupus CentreLondon Bridge HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Division of Women’s Health, Graham Hughes Lupus Research LaboratoryKing’s College LondonLondonUK

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