Iván Eduardo Cabrales-Escobar
Mexican Social Security Institute
Internal medicineDermatologyAppendixDiseaseHigh-power fieldAppendicitisAbdominal surgeryIgG4-related diseaseAbdominal painHepatologyMedicine
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Immunoglobulin G subclass 4 (IgG4)-related disease is a recently described fibroinflammatory condition. Reports of appendix involvement are extremely limited. A young man with abdominal pain and symptoms of acute appendicitis accompanied by the finding of an appendix-dependent tumor during surgery is presented. Histopathological study revealed lymphoplasmocytic infiltrate, storiform fibrosis and obliterative phlebitis. The number of IgG4-positive plasma cells was greater than 50 per high power f...
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