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White blood cells in urine or pyuria

Lupus and High White Blood Cells in Urine

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect multiple organs and systems in the body. One of the lesser-known complications of lupus is the potential for high white blood cell (WBC) levels in urine. This article will explore the …

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Voclosporin for Lupus Nephritis: Great results in The Lancet


Graphs showing Lupkynis voclosporin efficacy in lupus nephritis Lancet article

Note the impressively higher response rates in the blue bars (Lupkynis + mycophenolate + steroids) compared to pink (standard of care without Lupkynis). Impressive! This graph comes from the Lancet article referenced below. This is what pops up when
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Dr. Don Thomas, MD

I am Dr. Donald Thomas, MD, a rheumatologist treating hundreds of lupus patients for over 30 years. Read my first blog post here to understand why I started this website and blog about “The Lupus Encyclopedia” and “The Lupus Secrets”.

Dr. Don Thomas also enjoys educating and empowering doctors, medical students, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and patients.

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