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Diseases

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Retroperitoneal fibrosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ormond's disease
  • IgG4-related retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ormond 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: 6/21/2016

References
  1. Sobol J. Retroperitoneal fibrosis. MedlinePlus. June 29, 2015; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000463.htm.
  2. Vaglio A, Salvarani C, Buzio C. Retroperitoneal fibrosis. Lancet. 2006 Jan 21; 367(9506):241-51. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=16427494.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ormond's disease
  • IgG4-related retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ormond 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.