Lowiek M. Hubers

Learn More
UNLABELLED Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease (IgG4-RD) of the biliary tree and pancreas is difficult to distinguish from sclerosing cholangitis and biliary/pancreatic malignancies (CA). An accurate noninvasive test for diagnosis and monitoring of disease activity is lacking. We demonstrate that dominant IgG4(+) B-cell receptor (BCR) clones determined(More)
BACKGROUND Immunoglobulin (Ig) G4-associated cholangitis (IAC) is an inflammatory disorder of the biliary tract displaying characteristic features of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD): elevation of IgG4 serum levels, infiltration of IgG4+ plasma cells in the affected tissue, and good response to immunosuppressive treatment. METHODS AND RESULTS The clinical(More)
  • 1