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COVID-19 in Lupus Nephritis
Bioscientia Medicina : Journal of Biomedicine and Translational Research ; 5(3):698-703, 2021.
Artigo em Inglês | Indonesian Research | ID: covidwho-1552525
ABSTRACT
COVID-19 outbreak is currently being concerned for managing patients with immunological disorders nowadays including SLE. Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease characterized by the presence of autoantibodies that against cell nucleus involved many organs in the body. Patients with SLE will increase risk of severe infection because the intrinsic respond attack with their immune respond though immunosuppressive drugs consumption and will potentially damage some organs target associated with their disease. Lupus has multiple clinical manifestations with a fluctuating symptom. Patient who come with the symptom of breathlessness will get worse day by day. The symptom could be felt at the same time as fatigue joint pain hair loss malar rash oral ulcer pleural effusion and swollen feet. There’s a patient with antinuclear antibody positive for anti-smith and anti-Ro/SS-A. She was diagnosed with COVID-19 SLE with nephritis hemolytic anemia vasculitis and pleural effusions. The clinical manifestations of this patient indicate a COVID-19 with lupus nephritis that has severe disease. She was being treated with methylprednisolone and hydroxychloroquine for SLE and azithromycin plus oseltamivir as a therapy forCOVID-19. The effect of hydroxychloroquine on SARS-CoV-2 was better seen in patients with SLE who got the medication regularly. Patients went home after 24days of hospitalization after negative RT-PCR results and clinical improvement of LES.

Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados de organismos internacionais Base de dados: Indonesian Research Idioma: Inglês Revista: Bioscientia Medicina : Journal of Biomedicine and Translational Research Ano de publicação: 2021 Tipo de documento: Artigo

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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados de organismos internacionais Base de dados: Indonesian Research Idioma: Inglês Revista: Bioscientia Medicina : Journal of Biomedicine and Translational Research Ano de publicação: 2021 Tipo de documento: Artigo