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Table 2 Baseline symptoms and organs affected of IgG4-RD patients with/without thyroiditis

From: Clinical features and treatment efficacy for IgG4-related thyroiditis

Symptoms and organs affected at baseline IgG4-related thyroiditis (n = 14) IgG4-RD without thyroiditis (n = 42) P value
Symptoms at baseline (n, %)
Goiter 14 (100.0) 0 (0) < 0.001*
Hardened thyroid 14 (100.0) 0 (0) < 0.001*
Neck compression 5 (35.7) 0 (0) 0.001*
Lower limb edema 2 (14.3) 2 (4.8) 0.258
Lymph node swelling 2 (14.3) 9 (21.4) 0.711
Lacrimal gland enlargement 1 (7.1) 17 (40.5) 0.023*
Abdominal pain 1 (7.1) 10 (23.8) 0.258
Arthralgia 1 (7.1) 3 (7.1) 1.000
Cough 1 (7.1) 7 (16.7) 0.664
Nausea and vomiting 1 (7.1) 5 (11.9) 1.000
Chills 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 0.250
Dyspnea 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 0.250
Fatigue 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 0.250
Submandibular gland enlargement 0 (0) 14 (33.3) 0.012*
Jaundice 0 (0) 5 (11.9) 0.316
Parotid gland enlargement 0 (0) 3 (7.1) 0.565
Nasal congestion 0 (0) 7 (16.7) 0.174
Organs affected (n, %)
Lymph node 4 (28.6) 18 (42.9) 0.267
Pancreas 1 (7.1) 19 (45.2) 0.011*
Submandibular gland 1 (7.1) 17 (40.5) 0.019*
Lacrimal gland 1 (7.1) 16 (38.1) 0.022*
Lung 1 (7.1) 16 (38.1) 0.021*
Kidney 1 (7.1) 6 (14.2) 0.657
Bile duct 0 (0) 11 (26.2) 0.025*
Parotid gland 0 (0) 5 (11.9) 0.307
Nasal sinus 2 (14.3) 11 (26.2) 0.480
Prostate 0 (0) 6 (22.2) 0.306
Pituitary 2 (14.3) 1 (2.4) 0.151
Periaortitis/periarteritis 1 (7.1) 2 (4.8) 1.000
Pachymeningitis 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 0.250
Liver 1 (7.1) 1 (2.4) 0.441
  1. *Represented statistical significance