For children with lupus nephritis a lot of people do not understand it well, resulting in children missed the best treatment time. In fact, patients have many symptoms in the early stage, but it is easy to be ignored. The following is a description of the symptoms of lupus nephritis in children, for your reference only.
Different patients have varied general symptoms, more than 80% have fever, high fever, low fever, intermittent or persistent fever. There are varying degrees of loss of appetite, fatigue and weight loss.
Skin and mucosal symptoms
70% to 80% of patients with lupus have skin and mucosal lesions, but only about 50% of patients have typical erythema form. Cheeks and nose rash, bright red, clear edges, mild edema erythema, telangiectasia and visible scales.
30% of children with multiple serositis, such as aseptic peritonitis, pleurisy, acute lupus erythematosus and pulmonary hemorrhage. The disease can be characterized by acute fever, dyspnea, coughing, chest pain, and pleural effusion.
Liver enlargement (75%), abnormal liver function, splenomegaly (25%). Superficial lymphadenopathy (about 50%). May have scleritis, iritis, retinitis and other eye symptoms.
The above is a description of the symptoms of lupus nephritis in children. If you have any other questions, please consult our online doctor or leave us a message. We will reply to you as soon as possible.
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