November-December 2015

Introduction

IgG4-Related Disease

Guest Editor Julie Bykowski, MD

Guest EditorJulie Bykowski, MD

The multisystem involvement of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) has been identified only within the past 15 years,1,2 over a century since Mikulicz’s report3 of a man with swelling of the lacrimal, submandibular, and parotid glands. Pancreatitis and sialadenitis are … more »

Head & Neck

MR Imaging of IgG4-Related Disease in the Head and Neck and Brain

Keiko Toyoda, MD

Keiko Toyoda, MD

The concept of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) was first proposed by Hamano1 in 2001, and Japanese investigators have subsequently continued to play a leading role in defining its clinical spectrum and diagnostic criteria. In 2001 and 2002, Hamano et al1,2 reported … more »