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Special Review: IgG4-RD

A Special Issue by Modern Rheumatology

In these backgrounds, special issues of Modern Rheumatology for IgG4-RD were planned. In this issue and another issue, as a coordinate editor, I invited authors who have played a central role in the development of the concept and researches of IgG4-RD. These special issues of IgG4-RD contain the research upfront such as genetics, cytokines, immune cells, innate immunity and autoantibody, and also clinical topics including recent advance of classification criteria, autoimmune pancreatitis, sclerosing cholangitis, IgG4-related sialo/dacryoadenitis (Mikulicz’s disease), IgG4-related kidney disease, IgG4-related endocrine disease, IgG4-related lung disease, IgG4-related aortitis and retroperitoneal fibrosis.

These articles will be available to read for free via this link until end April 2020.

Special Review: IgG4-RD

IgG4-related disease – A new disease entity developed in the twenty-first centuryTsuneyo MimoriEditorial
The front line of research into immunoglobin G4-related disease - Do autoantibodies cause immunoglobin G4-related disease?Hisanori Umehara, Kazuichi Okazaki, Mitsuhiro Kawano & Yoshiya TanakaReview articleOpen Access
Cytokines produced by innate immune cells in IgG4-related diseaseTomoe Yoshikawa, Tomohiro Watanabe, Kosuke Minaga, Ken Kamata & Masatoshi KudoReview articleOpen Access
Immunophenotype involved in IgG4-related diseaseSatoshi Kubo, Shingo Nakayamada & Yoshiya TanakaOpen Access
IgG4-related kidney disease and retroperitoneal fibrosis: An updateMitsuhiro Kawano, Takako Saeki & Hitoshi NakashimaReview articleOpen Access
IgG4-related periaortitis/periarteritis: An under-recognized condition that is potentially life-threateningIchiro Mizushima, Satomi Kasashima, Yasunari Fujinaga, Mitsuhiro Kawano & Nobukazu IshizakaReview articleOpen Access
IgG4-related respiratory diseaseShoko MatsuiOpen Access
“IL-6 is a treatment target for a variety of immune diseases”– The benefit and prospect of IL-6 inhibitor –Yutaka KawahitoEditorial
“IL-6 inhibitor for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: A comprehensive reviewAtsushi Ogata, Yasuhiro Kato, Shinji Higa & Kazuyuki YoshizakiReview articleOpen Access
“AA amyloidosis – Benefits and prospects of IL-6 inhibitorsYasuaki OkudaReview articleOpen Access
“Interleukin-6 in juvenile idiopathic arthritisShinji AkiokaReview articleOpen Access

Modern Rheumatology

Table of Contents for Modern Rheumatology. List of articles from both the latest and ahead of print issues.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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