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Table 3 Renal manifestations of systemic diseases commonly seen by rheumatologists

From: Renal co-morbidity in patients with rheumatic diseases

Disease Renal manifestation
Rheumatoid arthritis Mesangial GN, renal amyloidosis, membranous GN
Spondylarthropathy/psoriasis arthritis Renal amyloidosis, IgA nephropathy
Systemic lupus erythematosus Lupus nephritis: proliferative immune complex GN, membranous GN
Sjögren's syndrome Interstitial nephritis with renal tubular acidosis (type 1)
ANCA vasculitis Crescentic (pauci-immune) GN, interstitial nephritis
Giant cell arteritis Renal artery stenosis
Immune complex disease Immune complex GN
Diffuse cutaneous systemic scleroderma Scleroderma renal crisis, crescentic GN (with myeloperoxidase ANCA), interstitial nephritis, chronic (ischemic) kidney disease
Sarcoidosis Nephrocalcinosis, nephrolithiasis, granulomatous interstitial nephritis
Malignancy Nephrotic syndrome (membranous GN, minimal change disease, focal glomerulosclerosis)
Diabetes Chronic kidney disease: diabetic nephropathy
Hypertension Chronic kidney disease: hypertensive nephropathy
  1. ANCA, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody; GN, glomerulonephritis.