Extra-pancreatic manifestations of IgG4-related systemic disease: a single-centre experience of treatment with combined immunosuppression.

@article{Bosco2013ExtrapancreaticMO,
  title={Extra-pancreatic manifestations of IgG4-related systemic disease: a single-centre experience of treatment with combined immunosuppression.},
  author={Julian J. Bosco and Dan Suan and Winny Varikatt and Mei Zhen Lin},
  journal={Internal medicine journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={
          417-23
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIM IgG4-related systemic disease (IgG4-RSD) is a systemic inflammatory disease distinguished by tissue infiltrates of IgG4(+) plasma cells and elevated serum IgG4 levels. While IgG4-RSD often involves the pancreas, extra-pancreatic organs are also frequently affected. Here, we review the presentation and management of patients with extra-pancreatic IgG4-RSD. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on patients diagnosed with extra-pancreatic IgG4-RSD identified from a single… CONTINUE READING
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