Arezou Khosroshahi featured in The Rheumatologist for IgG4 study

“IgG4-related disease is an emerging systemic condition linking many disorders once regarded as isolated, single-organ conditions that were managed by different subspecialties,” says Arezou Khosroshahi, MD, assistant professor of medicine (Division of Rheumatology) and lead author of the study. “Most patients with IgG4-related disease undergo multiple invasive procedures for suspected malignancy before the diagnosis is considered, which delays their diagnosis and on-time treatment.”

According to Dr. Khosroshahi, the disease has only been recognized in the U.S. in the past decade and published evidence on the disease is still quite thin, with no prospective, randomized trials yet available. Read the full article in The Rheumatologist

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