Distal tubular dysfunction in lupus nephritis of childhood and adolescence

Hiroshi Hataya, Masahiro Ikeda, Yoshiaki Ide, Yasuaki Kobayashi, Shigeru Kuramochi, Midori Awazu

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We describe a girl with lupus nephritis who presented with distal renal tubular acidosis and hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism. While distal tubular dysfunction is well recognized in adult systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), only a few pediatric patients have been reported. Evaluation of five pediatric patients with SLE revealed that distal tubular dysfunction in childhood and adolescence is rare.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)846-849
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Nov
Externally publishedYes


  • Hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Renal function
  • Renal tubular acidosis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Nephrology


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