IgG4-related disease involving the sclera

Kyotaro Ohno, Yasuharu Sato, Koh ichi Ohshima, Katsuyoshi Takata, Midori Ando, Lamia Abd Al-Kader, Noriko Iwaki, Mai Takeuchi, Yorihisa Orita, Tadashi Yoshino

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A 49-year-old female patient previously treated for scleritis and uveitis-induced cataract in the right eye presented with a subretinal white lesion in the same eye. With a preliminary diagnosis of choroidal tumor, enucleation of the eyeball was performed in accordance with the patient's request. Histologic and immunohistologic examinations were consistent with immunoglobulin G4-related disease. The case demonstrates that it is important to consider IgG4-related disease in the differential diagnosis of an intraocular tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalModern Rheumatology
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2012


  • Eyeball
  • IgG4-related disease
  • Sclera

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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