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Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Summary

Description: A slowly progressive condition of unknown etiology, characterized by deposition of fibrous tissue in the retroperitoneal space compressing the ureters, great vessels, bile duct, and other structures. When associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm, it may be called chronic periaortitis or inflammatory perianeurysmal fibrosis.

Also Known As: Fibrosis, Inflammatory Perianeurysmal; Fibrosis, Perianeurysmal Inflammatory; Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis; Inflammatory Fibrosis, Perianeurysmal; Inflammatory Perianeurysmal Fibrosis Show All >>

Networked: 531 relevant articles (27 outcomes, 18 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tamoxifen : 10 outcomes 2 studies in 41 results : FDA 12 Generic
  2. Steroids : 4 outcomes 1 study in 29 results : IBA
  3. mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 24 Generic
  4. Prednisone (Sone) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 119 Generic
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 outcomes in 23 results : IBA
  6. Pergolide (Permax) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : FDA 3
  7. Prednisolone (Predate) : 2 outcomes in 9 results : FDA 55 Generic
  8. Glucocorticoids : 2 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  9. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 19 results : IBA
  10. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Aggressive Fibromatosis (Desmoid)
  3. Hydronephrosis
  4. Ureteral Obstruction
  5. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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Key Therapies for Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

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  1. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 10 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 8 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 8 results
  4. Kampo Medicine (Kampo) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Stents : 2 studies in 18 results
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