IgG4-related mastopathy: A case report and literature review

Takamichi Yokoe, Tetsu Hayashida, Masayuki Kikuchi, Rurina Watanuki, Ayako Nakashoji, Hinako Maeda, Tomoka Toyota, Tomoko Seki, Maiko Takahashi, Eisuke Iwasaki, Shuji Mikami, Kaori Kameyama, Yuukou Kitagawa

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IgG4-related sclerosing disease (IgG4-RD) occasionally involves breast entity, which is often difficult to distinguish from malignant tumor, as both radiologically resembles. We report a case of a breast mass diagnosed as IgG4-related mastopathy (IgG4-RM) through needle biopsy, which responded well to glucocorticoid therapy. Unnecessary excision should be avoided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1549-1553
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Aug 1


  • breast mass
  • IgG4-related disease
  • IgG4-related mastopathy
  • steroid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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