IgG4-Related Disease Affecting Testicle and Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Just a Coincidence?

  • Carla Alvarez Gonzalez Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain
  • Juan Luis Carrillo Linares Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain
  • Isabel García Muñoz Department of Pathological Anatomy, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain
  • Andrea Escalona García Department of Pathological Anatomy, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain
  • Pedro Valdivielso Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga, Spain; Faculty of medicine, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

Keywords

Immunoglobulin G4-related disease, IgG4-RD, myelodysplastic syndrome, testicle

Abstract

Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is progressive immune-mediated fibrotic condition characterised by a tendency to form tumefactive lesions in different organs and by elevated IgG4 serum concentrations. Urological manifestations are rare and normally occur together with other systemic affections. Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are hematopoietic stem cell neoplasms, with different subtypes based on the type of blood cells involved. MDS can be associated with other pathologies or medical treatments. We present an uncommon case of testicular manifestation associated with myelodysplastic syndrome here.

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  • Published: 2021-12-28

    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 12 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Alvarez Gonzalez C, Carrillo Linares JL, García Muñoz I, Escalona García A, Valdivielso P. IgG4-Related Disease Affecting Testicle and Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Just a Coincidence?. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002981.