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This systematic review aims to clarify and comprehensively detail the sometimes variable published imaging features as well as the pathogenesis, clinical diagnostic criteria, and treatment options of IgG4-Related Diseases (IgG4-RD) in the head and neck to aid the radiologist in diagnosing relapse and new sites of disease. A literature search in PubMed and EMBASE for reported cases of IgG4-RD was performed in December 2019. Case reports or series of IgG4-RD in the head and neck in adults that included sufficient imaging and pathology findings were included. This yielded 50 reports. IgG4-RD locations included the orbits, thyroid, pituitary gland, paranasal sinuses, salivary and parotid glands, larynx, pharynx, cervical lymph nodes, meninges, and skull base. Most lesions demonstrated non-specific homogenous CT attenuation, diffuse enhancement, isointense/low T2 signal intensity, and low T1 signal intensity. 6 cases from our institution followed previously reported imaging patterns.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Abbreviations : IgG4-RD, LN
Keywords : Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease, Inflammation, Fibrosis, Inflammatory Pseudotumor