Mohammad A. Torky
Tanta University
RadiologyPrednisolonePhrenic nerveDiseaseAortaPulmonary arteryDisease PresentationImmunoglobulin g4Response to therapyMedicine
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Thymic immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) is a rare entity that can mimic anterior mediastinal tumors. Preoperative diagnosis is essential to prevent unnecessary surgery. Little is known about disease presentation, diagnosis, and response to therapy. A 40-year-old man presented with retrosternal chest pain. A roentgenogram showed an anterior mediastinal mass. Intraoperatively, dense adhesions to the phrenic nerve, aorta, and pulmonary artery deemed the tumor unresectable. Thymic IgG4 disease was diagnosed...
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