idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis

idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis

n.
A benign disorder of unknown cause characterized by the proliferation of retroperitoneal connective tissue, usually causing obstruction of the ureters. Also called Ormond's disease.
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Sclerosing malignant lymphoma mimicking idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis: Importance of clonality study.
Mediastinal fibrosis in a patient with idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2008;7:336-8.
Clinicopathologic characteristics of IgG4-related retroperitoneal fibrosis among patients initially diagnosed as having idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. Mod Rheumatol 2015;25:194-8.
Idiopathic Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare clinical condition recently identified as an autoimmune process related to Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) deposition.
Long-term renal and patient outcome in idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis treated with prednisone.
Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis carries a good prognosis, with little effect on long-term morbidity or mortality.
Periureteral extension of the inflammatory disease that has affected the aorta and mere coincidence (the coexistence of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis and an abdominal aneurysm) are the 2 main pathophysiologic mechanisms that have been proposed.
Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis, an established clinical entity.
(6) Neild et al, (13) in their review of 12 cases of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis, reported a rapid clinical response to glucocorticoid treatment during the acute-phase response of elevated serum IgG.
Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. A retrospective analysis of 60 cases.
Renal autotransplantation for idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. Int Urol Nephrol 1994;26:167-71http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02768281.

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