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Retroperitoneal fibrosis


Other Names for this Disease

  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ormond's disease
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Prognosis

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What is the typical prognosis for patients with retroperitoneal fibrosis?

The outlook for patients with retroperitoneal fibrosis is usually considered to be good, but severe complications such as chronic renal failure, requiring kidney transplant, can arise.[1][2]
Last updated: 10/15/2013

References
  1. Vorvick LJ. Retroperitoneal fibrosis. MedlinePlus. March 17, 2011; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000463.htm. Accessed 10/15/2013.
  2. Vaglio A, Salvarani C, Buzio C. Retroperitoneal fibrosis. Lancet. 2006; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=DetailsSearch&Term=16427494%5Buid%5D. Accessed 10/15/2013.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ormond's disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.