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IgG4-Related Disease With Tuberculosis: A Case Report and Retrospective Review of Patients in a Single Center.


Qing P, Lu C, Liu Z, Wen X, Chen B, Lin Z, Ma Y, Zhao Y, Liu Y, Tan C
Front Immunol. 2021; 12:652985.
PMID: 33968053.


IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a recently recognized systemic fibro-inflammatory disease of unknown cause involving many organs including pancreas, salivary glands, and lymph nodes. Chronic tuberculosis (TB) infection has been reported in IgG4-RD, but the prevalence of TB infection has not been evaluated in IgG4-RD.