Peguy Saad, M.D., and Peter Barland, M.D.
Dr. Saad is Medical Resident at Staten Island University Hospital, New York, and Dr. Barland is Professor of Medicine (emeritus), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Saad and Barland report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
Discuss the pathological reaction associated with IgG4 immunoglobulin production.
List the clinical features of IgG4-associated inflammation in various organs including the salivary and lacrimal glands, thyroid gland, the pancreas and the biliary ducts.
Manage the clinical features of the IgG4-associated inflammation in the aorta and retroperitoneal tissues.