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Table 3 Histopathological findings in the study cohort

From: Histological antiphospholipid-associated nephropathy versus lupus nephritis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: an observational cross-sectional study with longitudinal follow-up

  All patients LN hAPLN P value
(n = 112) (n = 96) (n = 16)
Hypertensive vascular changes 37 (33) 29 (30) 8 (50) 0.01
Inflammatory infiltrates 41 (37) 30 (31) 11 (69) 0.007
Interstitial fibrosis 82 (73) 67 (70) 15 (94) 0.02
Intima changes 50 (45) 35 (37) 15 (94) <0.0001
Tubular atrophy 63 (56) 48 (50) 15 (94) 0.002
  1. Values are shown as n (%). P values are comparisons between the two diagnostic groups: lupus nephritis (LN) and histopathological antiphospholipid-associated nephropathy (hAPLN).