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103 Possible Causes for Immunoglobulin G Increased, Neck Mass

  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis

    The anterior neck mass was confirmed to be Hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is a rare association with only two reported cases in the literature.[] Electromicroscopy shows deposits of immunoglobulin (Ig) G and Tg along the basement membranes of follicular cells. Both B and T cells infiltrate the thyroid.[] The palpable neck mass was nontender, well defined, firm, and unmovable.[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    High-resolution computed tomography (CT) of the temporal bone and CT of the neck detected a mass lateral to the left tympanic membrane and another mass in the anterior neck[] Symptoms The most common symptom of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a mass or swelling of the lymph nodes of the neck, collarbone, groin, and armpit.[] Groups of lymph nodes are found in the neck, underarms, chest, abdomen, and groin. Lymph nodes store white blood cells.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    The Nurse Practitioner. 21(3):14–29, MAR 1996 Issn Print: 0361-1817 Publication Date: 1996/03/01 Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract Infectious mononucleosis is an acute, self-limiting, nonneoplastic lymphoreticular proliferative disorder characterized by peripheral lymphocytosis and circulating atypical[…][]

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    She developed a discharging lateral neck mass with progressive increase of the mediastinal mass. She subsequently required a neck exploration and mediastinoscopy.[] , particularly in the neck region, and it doesn't disappear after a few weeks, you should see a doctor to have it checked out.[] […] night sweats weight loss (unintended) loss of appetite severe itching (rarely) enlarged spleen cough difficulty breathing swelling of the legs If you discover a painless mass[]

  • De Quervain Thyroiditis

    A 65-year-old woman presented with a hoarse voice and an enlarging tender mass in the right side of the neck.[] The thyroid, parathyroid, and neck masses othe than lymph nodes. In: Koss L, Melamed L, editors. Koss′ Diagnostic Cytology and its Histopathologic Basis. 5 th ed.[] Reidel's thyroiditis may mimic the presentation of a thyroid carcinoma as a rapidly growing hard neck mass. A sarcoma may also need to be excluded.[]

  • Postpartum Thyroiditis

    Postpartum thyroiditis is a phenomenon observed following pregnancy and may involve hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism or the two sequentially. It affects about 5% of all women within a year after giving birth. The first phase is typically hyperthyroidism. Then, the thyroid either returns to normal or a woman develops[…][]

  • Necrotizing Alveolitis

    masses, choanal atresia, laryngeal obstruction, diaphragmatic hernia, scoliosis).[] Serum immunoglobulins (Ig) G and A were normal, while IgM fraction was increased (6.84 g/L; normal values 0.40-2.30 g/L).[] […] emphysema, cystic adenomatous malformation, pulmonary edema) or with extrinsic factors inhibiting gas exchange ( pneumo/hemothorax, sequestrated lung, intra-thoracic tumors, neck[]

  • Celiac Disease

    “We were sticking our necks out, because we’re General Mills, and we’re used to doing things mass — big — appealing to everyone,” says Dena Larson, a marketing manager in[] G; IgA, immunoglobulin A; AGA, anti-gliadin antibodies; EMA, endomysial antibodies; tTG, tissue transglutaminase.[] Valletta E., Fornaro M., Pecori S., Zanoni G. Selective immunoglobulin A deficiency and celiac disease: Let’s give serology a chance. J. Investig. Allergol. Clin.[]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Noncontrast MR imaging of the neck was performed on a 1.5T magnet. Contrast was not administered because of a reported allergy to gadolinium.[] Consistent with a hypomorphic effect, we find that the MM risk allele also associates with reduced levels of immunoglobulin A (IgA) and G (IgG) in healthy subjects ( P 8.6[] (Ig) G or IgA of at least 30 g/L or urinary monoclonal protein of at least 500 mg per 24 hours.[]

  • Sjögren Syndrome

    Uncommonly, patients may present with an orbital mass, which may be a swollen lacrimal gland.[] There is also evidence for increased intrathecal immunoglobulin G (IgG) synthesis.[] Certain medications (anti-cholinergics) or co-morbid exposures and conditions, such as previous neck radiotherapy, anxiety or depression, must be considered as contributing[]

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