Intern Med. 2013;52(18):2105-11.

Immunoglobulin G4-related lung disease accompanied by organizing pneumonia.

Suzuki H, Watanabe M, Ara T, Nishizuka M, Morita M, Sato C, Tsuchida F, Takeda H, Tomichi N, Kawabata Y.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Saiseikai Yamagata Saisei Hospital, Japan.

 

ABSTRACT

The full picture of immunoglobulin G4-related lung disease (IgG4-RLD) has not yet been elucidated. A 69-year-old man was referred to us with a more than 2-week history of productive cough and fatigue. Chest CT showed an airspace consolidation along the bronchovascular bundles. The pathological findings that were obtained from an open-lung biopsy showed both organizing pneumonia and interstitial pneumonia. Based on the established, comprehensive diagnostic criteria for IgG4-related disease (RD) as of 2011, this patient was given a definitive diagnosis of IgG4-RD. A further accumulation and analysis of those cases that concomitantly present with both IgG4-RLD and organizing pneumonia, like our patient, may contribute to the elucidation of the pathology of IgG4-RLD and the establishment of the disease spectrum.

PMID: 24042521

 

SUPPLEMENT

 

Multiselect Ultimate Query Plugin by InoPlugs Web Design Vienna | Webdesign Wien and Juwelier SchönmannMultiselect Ultimate Query Plugin by InoPlugs Web Design Vienna | Webdesign Wien and Juwelier Schönmann