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IgG4-related disease in Singapore: a description of two cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23441778     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a 42-year-old man who presented with painless obstructive jaundice, organomegaly and lymphadenopathy. Biopsy of the ampulla of Vater revealed the presence of increased populations of plasma cells which stained positively for immunoglobulin G4. He was treated with prednisolone and demonstrated significant clinical improvement 1 month later. A further case is described and a review of the literature is also provided.
Authors:
Warren Weng Seng Fong; Julian Thumboo; Rafay Azhar; Jon Kah Choun Yoong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of rheumatic diseases     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1756-185X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Rheum Dis     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101474930     Medline TA:  Int J Rheum Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2013 The Authors International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases © 2013 Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
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