Varicella-like Lesions in a Patient with Aggressive Lupus Nephritis


KOYUNCU S., DURMUŞ H., Solak E. O., KOÇYİĞİT İ., BORLU M., CANÖZ Ö., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.31, no.1, pp.81-84, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkjnephrol.2022.21022
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-84
  • Keywords: Cutaneous vasculitis, lupus nephritis, varicella zoster, ERYTHEMATOSUS, EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that is widespread throughout the world. Vasculitis can present in patients with lupus nephritis in very different clinics. However, if rapid diagnosis and treatment are not applied, this disease may be mortal. The patient with lupus nephritis, which was aggressive and accompanied by infection, and remission with strong immunosuppressive therapy and infection treatment. In this case, vasculitis with varicella-like lesions is presented.