Immunoglobulin G4-related sclerosing cholangitis in patients resected for presumed malignant bile duct strictures.

@article{Erdogan2008ImmunoglobulinGS,
  title={Immunoglobulin G4-related sclerosing cholangitis in patients resected for presumed malignant bile duct strictures.},
  author={Deha Erdogan and Jaap Jacob Kloek and Febo J ten Kate and Erik A. J. Rauws and Oliver R C Busch and Dirk. J. Gouma and Thomas Matthijs van Gulik},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={727-34}
}
BACKGROUND Immunoglobulin (Ig) G(4)-related lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing pancreatitis has been described in the context of autoimmune pancreatitis mimicking distal cholangiocarcinoma. The aim of this study was to assess the occurrence of this entity in benign bile duct strictures in patients resected for presumed hilar cholangiocarcinoma. METHODS Of 185… CONTINUE READING