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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Detlefsen, S; Klöppel, G 
Title:
[Histopathology of IgG4-related disease]. 
Abstract:
At an international consensus conference in 2011, multifocal chronic fibrosing inflammatory processes, which are associated with elevated IgG4 serum levels and/or tissue infiltration with IgG4 positive plasma cells, were recognized as a distinct disease entity called IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD). As IgG4-RD responds well to steroid treatment but imitates a tumor in many organs, particularly in the pancreas, a biopsy for confirmation of the diagnosis is often warranted. The histological criteri...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Z Rheumatol 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
75 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
666-74 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0340-1855 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie