Lupus and Kidneys: Old Myths and New Hopes


Lupus is a complex anti-immune disease which can affect many different parts of the body. Lupus nephritis affects the kidneys, causing a range of symptoms such as blood or excess protein in the urine.

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In this video shared by Lupus UK, Dr. Maria Bello-Villalba, a consultant nephrologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in the UK, talks about lupus and its effect on the kidneys. She discusses several types of renal diseases associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and explores some of the myths and hopes surrounding these illnesses.

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