The analysis of interleukin-6 in patients with systemic IgG4-related plasmacytic syndrome--expansion of SIPS to the territory of Castleman's disease.

@article{Yamamoto2009TheAO,
  title={The analysis of interleukin-6 in patients with systemic IgG4-related plasmacytic syndrome--expansion of SIPS to the territory of Castleman's disease.},
  author={Motohisa Yamamoto and Hiroki Takahashi and Kohhei Hasebe and Chisako Suzuki and Yasuyoshi Naishiro and Toshiaki Hayashi and Hiroyuki Yamamoto and Tadao Ishida and Yasuhisa Shinomura},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={860-2}
}
vasculitis [8] and autoimmune thyroid disease [5]. High levels of lymph node mRNA expression and serum levels of TNFand IL-6 have been reported [9, 10], suggesting a hypercytokinaemia commonly seen in CTDs. Frequently, considerable effort must be spent in order to differentiate this entity from adult onset Still’s disease, RA and SLE [3, 5, 6]. The clinical outcome of AILT remains poor (median survival <3 years, 5-year survival 30–35%) [5]. Combination chemotherapy may lead to complete… CONTINUE READING

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