Table 2

Comparison of clinical data between lupus nephritis patients with and without renal TMA

LN with renal TMA

LN without renal TMA

P-value


Number of patients

36

112

Age (mean ± SD)(years)

29.75 ± 9.24

34.38 ± 11.95

0.035

Gender (male/female)

10/26

16/96

0.064

Number of fever (non-infection) (%)

10 (27.8)

33 (29.5)

0.846

Number of neurologic disorder (%)

3 (8.3)

8 (7.1)

1.0

Number of anemia (%)

28 (77.8)

79 (70.5)

0.398

Number of thrombocytopenia (%)

15 (41.7)

30 (26.8)

0.091

Number of hematuria (%)

31 (86.1)

87 (77.7)

0.274

Number of nephrotic syndrome (%)

30 (83.3)

66 (58.9)

0.008

SLEDAI (mean ± SD)

17.02 ± 5.60

17.62 ± 5.68

0.668


Song et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R12   doi:10.1186/ar4142

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