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Table 1 Clinical and pathological characteristics of the patients

From: Needle biopsy compared with surgical biopsy: pitfalls of small biopsy in histologial diagnosis of IgG4-related disease

Characteristics Value
Age, median (IQR) 56.0 (50.3, 64.0)
Gender, male, n (%) 44 (61.1)
Serum IgG4 (mg/dl), median (IQR) 770.0 (230.8, 1870.0)
IgG4-RD RI 4.0 (2.0, 6.3)
Serum IgG4, n (%)
 < 1 ULN 14 (19.4)
 1 ~ 2 ULN 11 (15.3)
 2 ~ 5 ULN 14 (19.4)
 ≥ 5 ULN 32 (44.4)
 Missing value 1 (1.4)
Biopsy method, n (%)
 Needle biopsy 24 (33.3)
 Surgical biopsy 48 (66.7)
Biopsy organ, n (%)
 Meninges 1 (1.4)
 Lacrimal gland 6 (8.3)
 Salivary gland 41 (56.9)
 Lymph node 8 (11.1)
 Lung 2 (2.8)
 Pleura 1 (1.4)
 Pancreas 2 (2.8)
 Bile duct 1 (1.4)
 Retroperitoneum 9 (12.5)
 Prostate 1 (1.4)
IgG4/HPF, median (IQR) 80.0 (50.0, 130.0)
IgG4/HPF, n (%)
 > 10 66 (91.7)
 ≤ 10 3 (4.2)
 Indetermined 3 (4.2)
IgG4/IgG (%), mean ± SD 67.5 ± 23.3
IgG4/IgG, n (%)
 > 40% 62 (86.1)
 ≤ 40% 9 (12.5)
 Indetermined 1 (1.4)
Lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate 72 (100.0)
Storiform fibrosis, n (%) 35 (48.6)
Obliterative phlebitis, n (%) 23 (31.9)
2019 ACR/EULAR Criteria Score, median (IQR) 39.5 (31.3, 47.3)
2011 comprehensive diagnostic criteria, n (%)
 Possible 11 (15.3)
 Probable 14 (19.4)
 Definite 47 (65.3)
2011 Pathology diagnostic consensus, n (%)
 Insufficient 30 (41.7)
 Probable 18 (25.0)
 Highly suggestive 24 (33.3%)