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Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

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; Ormond's Disease; Perianeurysmal Inflammatory Fibrosis; Chronic Periaortitides; Chronic Periaortitis; Disease, Ormond; Disease, Ormond's; Fibroses, Retroperitoneal; Fibrosis, Retroperitoneal; Periaortitides, Chronic; Retroperitoneal Fibroses; Ormond Disease; Perianeurysmal Fibrosis, Inflammatory; Periaortitis, Chronic
Networked: 531 relevant articles (27 outcomes, 18 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Aggressive Fibromatosis (Desmoid)
3. Hydronephrosis
4. Ureteral Obstruction
5. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Experts

1. Vaglio, Augusto: 15 articles (11/2015 - 01/2005)
2. Buzio, Carlo: 12 articles (11/2015 - 01/2005)
3. Salvarani, Carlo: 12 articles (11/2015 - 04/2005)
4. Pipitone, Nicolò: 8 articles (11/2015 - 04/2005)
5. Versari, Annibale: 6 articles (11/2015 - 04/2005)
6. Palmisano, Alessandra: 6 articles (11/2015 - 06/2011)
7. Boiardi, Luigi: 5 articles (09/2013 - 04/2005)
8. Maritati, Federica: 4 articles (11/2015 - 06/2011)
9. Corradi, Domenico: 4 articles (11/2015 - 07/2011)
10. van Bommel, Eric F H: 4 articles (03/2014 - 01/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Retroperitoneal Fibrosis:
1. TamoxifenFDA LinkGeneric
2. SteroidsIBA
3. mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
6. Pergolide (Permax)FDA Link
7. Prednisolone (Predate)FDA LinkGeneric
8. GlucocorticoidsIBA
9. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA
10. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Radiotherapy
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
4. Kampo Medicine (Kampo)
5. Stents