IgG4Related Sclerosing Disease

Terumi Kamisawa
2006 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
A t s u t a k e O k a m o t o , D e p a r t m e n t o f S u rg e r y, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, Tokyo 113-8677, Japan Kamisawa T et al . IgG4-related sclerosing disease 3949 has been observed in various extrapancreatic lesions [9] . Furthermore, many IgG4-related sclerosing diseases of organs other than the pancreas have been recently reported. Although the nomenclature differs, IgG4related sclerosing disease has been noted in hepatology, cholangiology, rheumatology, urology,
more » ... gy, urology, nephrology, respirology, endocrinology, pathology, and radiology, as well as pancreatology. Based on our experience with 50 AIP patients, this review focuses on the clinical, laboratory, imaging, and histopathological features of IgG4-related sclerosing disease, including AIP.
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.45.0137 pmid:16508224 fatcat:ogogrdv35vhm5dtqmejxrnssye