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Thyroid cancer thyroiditis IgG4 pancreatitis

Muhammad Ali Khan, Sehrish Kamal, Usman Ahmad, Mohammed Andaleeb Chowdhury, Ali Nawras
CONTEXT: Autoimmune pancreatitis is classified into two distinct clinical profiles. CASE REPORT: Type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is considered to be a manifestation of a novel clinicopathological entity called IgG4 related sclerosing disease, diagnosed using the Mayo Clinic HISORt criteria. Extra-pancreatic manifestations can include involvement of bile ducts, salivary gland, lung nodules, thyroiditis, tubulointerstitial nephritis, renal masses, and retroperitoneal fibrosis...
September 2014: JOP: Journal of the Pancreas
Tateki Yoshino, Hiroyuki Moriyama, Masayuki Fukushima, Noriaki Sanda
IgG4-related sclerosing disease is a novel clinicopathological entity characterized by fibrosis, extensive infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells, and serum IgG4 elevation. This disorder includes a variety of diseases, such as autoimmune pancreatitis, retroperitoneal fibrosis, sialadenitis, thyroiditis, inflammatory abdominal aneurysm, tubulointerstitial nephritis, and inflammatory pseudotumor [World J Gastroenterol 2008;14:3948-3955]. A 71-year-old man visited our hospital with the complaint of left flank pain and gross hematuria...
2013: Urologia Internationalis
Taku Tabata, Terumi Kamisawa, Kensuke Takuma, Naoto Egawa, Keigo Setoguchi, Koji Tsuruta, Taminori Obayashi, Tsuneo Sasaki
OBJECTIVE: Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) and Mikulicz's disease have recently been recognized as pancreatic or salivary gland lesions of IgG4-related systemic disease. These are frequently associated with elevated serum IgG4 levels. This study aimed to clarify clinical implications of serial changes of elevated serum IgG4 levels in IgG4-related systemic diseases. METHODS: Serial changes of elevated serum IgG4 levels were examined in patients with IgG4-related systemic diseases...
2011: Internal Medicine
P├ęter Igaz, Zsolt Tulassay
Autoimmune pancreatitis is a rare form of chronic pancreatitis. Its clinical relevance, however, cannot be dismissed, as it can be difficult to distinguish autoimmune pancreatitis from malignant pancreatic cancer and in contrast with the majority of chronic pancreatitis forms it can be efficiently treated, even complete remission can be achieved on steroid therapy. The clinical picture of autoimmune pancreatitis is not characteristic, obstructive jaundice, abdominal pain, weight loss are frequently observed...
May 11, 2008: Orvosi Hetilap
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