Proposal for a new clinical entity, IgG4-positive multiorgan lymphoproliferative syndrome: analysis of 64 cases of IgG4-related disorders.

@article{Masaki2009ProposalFA,
  title={Proposal for a new clinical entity, IgG4-positive multiorgan lymphoproliferative syndrome: analysis of 64 cases of IgG4-related disorders.},
  author={Yasufumi Masaki and Ling-yi Dong and Nozomu Kurose and Koichi Kitagawa and Yogen Morikawa and Masaaki Yamamoto and Hitoshi Takahashi and Yasuhisa Shinomura and Keiji Imai and Toshiaki Saeki and Atsushi Azumi and Soichi Nakada and Etsuko Sugiyama and Shoji Matsui and Tomoki Origuchi and Sumusu Nishiyama and Isao Nishimori and Takaki Nojima and Kayo Yamada and Mitsuhiko Kawano and Yoh Zen and Masahito Kaneko and Khoji Miyazaki and Kazuo Tsubota and Katsumi Eguchi and Keisuke Tomoda and Toshioki Sawaki and Toru Kawanami and Michi Tanaka and Takanaru Fukushima and Shigeru Sugai and Hisanori Umehara},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={68 8},
  pages={1310-5}
}
BACKGROUND Mikulicz's disease (MD) has been considered as one manifestation of Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Recently, it has also been considered as an IgG(4)-related disorder. OBJECTIVE To determine the differences between IgG(4)-related disorders including MD and SS. METHODS A study was undertaken to investigate patients with MD and IgG(4)-related disorders registered in Japan and to set up provisional criteria for the new clinical entity IgG(4)-positive multiorgan lymphoproliferative… CONTINUE READING
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