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Successful treatment of IgG4-related hypertrophic pachymeningitis with induction rituximab and dexamethasone followed by maintenance rituximab
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  • Karan Seegobin,
  • Muhamad Alhaj Moustafa,
  • Nicole Gannon,
  • Katelyn Keller,
  • Jacquelyn Hastings,
  • Vivek Gupta,
  • Han W. Tun,
  • Liuyan Jiang
Karan Seegobin
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Muhamad Alhaj Moustafa
Mayo Clinic's Campus in Florida, Mayo Clinic
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Nicole Gannon
Mayo Clinic's Campus in Florida
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Katelyn Keller
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Jacquelyn Hastings
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Vivek Gupta
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Han W. Tun
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Liuyan Jiang
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Abstract

IgG4-related disease (IgG4RD) with intracranial involvement is rare. We report a 56-year-old male who had an excellent response to rituximab and dexamethasone after going undiagnosed for 5 years. After 3 years of rituximab maintenance, he has no evidence of disease on brain MRI.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

04 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
07 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
07 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
20 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned