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42 Possible Causes for Immunoglobulin G Decreased, Lupus Nephritis

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Renal histology showed International Society of Nephrology/Renal Pathology Society Class II lupus nephritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is a major manifestation of lupus nephritis (LN).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy (iMN) Focal Segmental Glomerular Sclerosis (FSGS) Minimal Change Disease (MCD) Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN) IgA Nephropathy Lupus[actharnephrology.com]

  • Hypogammaglobulinemia

    Significant associations were noted for white race (p value 0.029), male sex (p value 0.009), and the presence of lupus nephritis at SLE diagnosis (p value 0.004).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluation unexpectedly revealed hypogammaglobulinemia [decreased immunoglobulin G (IgG), IgM, and IgA].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] THI is characterized by decreased serum immunoglobulin (Ig)G levels with or without decreased IgA and IgM levels less than 2 standard deviations (SDs) from age-adjusted reference[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis

    Autoantibodies against complement C1q (anti-C1q) strongly correlate with the occurrence of severe lupus nephritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alteration of the chemical composition of human immunoglobulin G by Streptococcus pyogenes. J Med Microbiol . 1971 Nov. 4(4):535-8. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] nephritis, thin basement membrane nephropathy.[starship.org.nz]

  • Methylprednisolone

    Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a serious complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). A 15-year-old female with lupus-nephritis developed HPS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kidney diseases treated with this medication include lupus nephritis, systemic vasculitis, and other forms of glomerulonephritis.[unckidneycenter.org] Severe lupus nephritis . Adults: 1 g I.V. over 1 hour for 3 days. Therapy is then continued orally at 0.5 mg/kg daily.[glowm.com]

  • Lupus Nephritis

    Class II: Mesangial proliferative lupus nephritis Class III: Focal proliferative lupus nephritis Class IV: Diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis Class V: Membranous lupus[symptoma.com] Lupus nephritis (also known as SLE nephritis ) Lahita, Robert G. (2004-06-09). Systemic Lupus Erythematosus . Academic Press. ISBN 9780080474540 .[en.wikipedia.org] Recently, there has been interest in using novel biologic agents and small molecules to treat lupus nephritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Protein Losing Enteropathy

    Twenty-five PLE patients (56.8%) had concomitant lupus nephritis (LN). Of these, seven patients underwent renal biopsy.[journals.plos.org] An unrecognized cause of oedema in a patient with lupus nephritis: protein losing enteropathy.[academic.oup.com] Wu CC, Lin SH, Chu P, Lai JH, Chang DM, et al. (2004) An unrecognized cause of oedema in a patient with lupus nephritis: protein losing enteropathy.[journals.plos.org]

  • Immunosuppressive Drug

    lupus nephritis,” lead author Candace Feldman, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School in Boston, and associate physician at Brigham and Women’s[the-rheumatologist.org] Abatacept Orencia second-generation belatacept Prescribed for Renal transplant RA, UC, lupus nephritis 57. CP-690,550 JAK3 inhibitor 58. Phase II treatment RA 59.[slideshare.net] It is now also prescribed for people who suffer from inflammation of the kidney caused by lupus, otherwise known as lupus nephritis.[hopkinslupus.org]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Lupus Nephritis Corticosteroid therapy is a major component in therapeutic regimens for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).[omicsonline.org] Patients with chronic incurable diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus or nephritis need a clear plan of when, how much and for how long corticosteroid therapy is required[nps.org.au] Although most clinical trials of corticosteroid therapy in SLE patients have been conducted in patients with severe lupus nephritis, the evidence suggests that they are also[omicsonline.org]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Clinical-Pathological Features and Prognosis of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Patients With Lupus Nephritis. Am J Med Sci . 2009 Sep 9. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] It is mediated by immune mechanisms, in most cases immunoglobulin g autoantibodies which attach to platelets and subsequently undergo destruction by macrophages.[icd10data.com] Bleeding or bruising tendency due to low platelet level Thrombocytopenia occurring in the absence of toxic exposure or a disease associated with decreased platelets.[icd10data.com]

  • Renal Amyloidosis

    The patient was admitted to the Internal Medicine Department to evaluate the etiology of the nephrotic syndrome, among which the possibilities were: lupus nephritis, amyloidosis[scielo.br] In an attempt to standardize pathology reports for renal amyloidosis similar to the lupus nephritis classification, a classification system has been proposed that is based[bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com]

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