[IgG4-related disease--a common denominator of many conditions previously regarded as being confined to a single organ].

  • Tom Pettersson
  • Published 2014 in Duodecim; laaketieteellinen aikakauskirja

Abstract

IgG4-related disease is a newly recognized systemic condition characterized by high serum IgG4 levels and an inflammatory reaction rich in IgG4-positive plasma cells associated with fibrosis and obliterative phlebitis. It predominantly affects middle-aged or elderly males and was first described as autoimmune pancreatitis. The disease may also involve the… (More)

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