Treatment of severe Henoch-Schonlein nephritis: justifying more immunosuppression


Altugan F. S. , ÖZEN S. , Aktay-Ayaz N. , Gucer S., TOPALOĞLU R. , DÜZOVA A. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.51, no.6, pp.551-555, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.551-555

Abstract

The prognosis of Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) nephritis is more severe than originally thought, with a significant portion progressing to deterioration of renal function in adulthood. Proteinuria adversely affects the outcome.