MUHAMMAD ASIM KHAN, M.D., M.R.C.P.; EDMOND S. RICANATI, M.D.; M. J. CHUNG PARK, M.D.
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To the editor: Having read the paper by Appel and colleagues (Ann Intern Med 85:310-317, 1976), we wish to report a case of a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus with nephritis who developed bilateral renal vein thrombosis.
A 46-year-old woman complained of painful joints in 1973. She had a history of photosensitivity and alopecia. At physical examination she had low grade fever, several small tender trythematous papules on hands and feet, frontal alopecia, and synovitis involving shoulders, elbows, wrists, and metacarpophalangeal joints. Laboratory studies showed a hematocrit value of 30%; leukocyte count, 4800/mm3; BUN, 21 mg/dl; creatinine, 1.1 mg/dl; albumin,
MUHAMMAD ASIM KHAN, EDMOND S. RICANATI, M. J. CHUNG PARK. Lupus Nephritis and Renal Vein Thrombosis. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:114. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-1-114_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(1):114.
Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatology.
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