Multifocal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma associated with IgG4-related disease: a case report

  • Tokuhide Oyama
  • Jun Takizawa
  • Naoya Nakamura
  • Sadao Aoki
  • Yoshifusa Aizawa
  • Haruki Abe
Letter

Keywords

Malignant lymphoma IgG4 Rituximab MALT Immunoglobulin G4 

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Copyright information

© Japanese Ophthalmological Society 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tokuhide Oyama
    • 1
  • Jun Takizawa
    • 2
    • 3
  • Naoya Nakamura
    • 4
  • Sadao Aoki
    • 2
  • Yoshifusa Aizawa
    • 2
  • Haruki Abe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesNiigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental SciencesNiigataJapan
  2. 2.Department of HematologyNiigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental SciencesNiigataJapan
  3. 3.Center for Transdisciplinary ResearchNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan
  4. 4.Department of PathologyTokai University School of MedicineIseharaJapan

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