Table 2

Histological data of renal biopsies from seventeen systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients with active renal disease and three controls

Number

Sex

ISN class

Activity index(AI)

Chronicity index(CI)

HMGB1-negative nuclei in renal tissues, %


1

F

IV

10

3

35.0

2

F

III

3

7

40.0

3

F

III

2

0

25.0

4

F

IV

8

0

20.4

5

F

III

3

0

28.1

6

F

III

1

4

29.4

7

F

IV

5

0

37.2

8

F

IV

3

2

24

9

F

IV

5

3

38

10

F

III

4

3

26

11

F

IV

3

0

42

12

F

III

2

0

0.7

13

F

III

7

2

31.1

14

M

III

3

0

12

15

M

na

1

0

19.1

16

F

IV

6

2

26.3

17

F

IV

8

3

26.3

18 Control

F

-

-

-

0

19 Control

F

-

-

-

0

20 Control

F

-

-

-

0


M: male; F: female; ISN: International Society of Nephrology; HMGB1: high mobility group box 1; na: not assessed.

Abdulahad et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R184   doi:10.1186/ar4015

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