Lupus nephritis was the most common manifestation. […] Acute or chronic renal impairment may develop with lupus nephritis, leading to acute or end-stage kidney failure. […] Certain types of lupus nephritis such as diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis require bouts of cytotoxic drugs.
It generally affects more men than women although lupus nephritis is common in women.
Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…
Mycoplasma infection commonly refers to respiratory illness and pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae or to genital tract infection caused by other Mycoplasma species. Patient may remain asymptomatic or present with following signs and symptoms: Non-productive cough Pharyngitis Low-grade fever Headache…
Sickle cell disease (sickle cell anemia, drepanocytosis) is an autosomal recessive blood disorder, characterized by sickle-shaped erythrocytes. Chronic anemia is present in all individuals with sickle cell disease. It is generally asymptomatic, though patients report chronic fatigue and exercise intolerance.…