A Case of Extensive IgG4-Related Disease Presenting as Massive Pleural Effusion, Mediastinal Mass, and Mesenteric Lymphadenopathy in a 16-Year-Old Male

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IgG4-related disease is an immune-mediated fibro-inflammatory disease, characterized by lymphoplasmacytic infiltration composed of IgG4-positive plasma cells of various organs with elevated circulating levels of IgG4. This disease is now reported with increasing frequency and usually affects middle-aged men. Massive pleural effusion in children is an… (More)
DOI: 10.4046/trd.2015.78.4.396

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@inproceedings{Goag2015ACO, title={A Case of Extensive IgG4-Related Disease Presenting as Massive Pleural Effusion, Mediastinal Mass, and Mesenteric Lymphadenopathy in a 16-Year-Old Male}, author={Eun Kyong Goag and Ji Eun Park and Eun Hye Lee and Young Mok Park and Chi Young Kim and Jung Mo Lee and Young Joo Kim and Young Sam Kim and Se Kyu Kim and Joon Soo Chang and Moo Suk Park and Kyung Soo Chung}, booktitle={Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases}, year={2015} }