IgG4-Related Esophageal Disease Presenting as Esophagitis Dissecans Superficialis With Chronic Strictures

@inproceedings{DumasCampagna2014IgG4RelatedED,
  title={IgG4-Related Esophageal Disease Presenting as Esophagitis Dissecans Superficialis With Chronic Strictures},
  author={Myriam Dumas-Campagna and Simon Bouchard and Genevi{\`e}ve Soucy and Mickael Bouin},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine research},
  year={2014}
}
IgG4-related disease is a recently recognized autoimmune systemic disorder that has been described in various organs. The disease is characterized histologically by a dense lymphoplasmocytic infiltrate of IgG4-positive cells, storiform fibrosis and can be associated with tumefactive lesions. IgG4-related disease involving the upper gastrointestinal tract is rare and only two previous case reports have reported IgG4-related esophageal disease. We report the case of a 63-year-old female patient… CONTINUE READING
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