Validation of the Lupus Nephritis Clinical Indices in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Severity of Illness Index
Current clinical indices of lupus nephritis fail to discriminate ISN/RPS class in children. Despite its shortcomings, the SLEDAI-R appears best for measuring lupus nephritis activity in a clinical setting. The SDI-R is a poor correlate of lupus nephritis chronicity.