"Retroperitoneal Fibrosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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.
- Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
- Fibroses, Retroperitoneal
- Fibrosis, Retroperitoneal
- Retroperitoneal Fibroses
- Ormond's Disease
- Disease, Ormond's
- Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
- Ormond Disease
- Disease, Ormond
- Periaortitis, Chronic
- Chronic Periaortitides
- Chronic Periaortitis
- Periaortitides, Chronic
- Fibrosis, Perianeurysmal Inflammatory
- Perianeurysmal Inflammatory Fibrosis
- Inflammatory Perianeurysmal Fibrosis
- Perianeurysmal Fibrosis, Inflammatory
- Fibrosis, Inflammatory Perianeurysmal
- Inflammatory Fibrosis, Perianeurysmal
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Positive Ga-67 citrate scan in retroperitoneal fibrosis. J Nucl Med. 1979 Mar; 20(3):238-40.