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ALLMedicine™ Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Center

Research & Reviews  196 results

IgG4-related retroperitoneal fibrosis: a rare cause of obstructive uropathy.
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Krishna M, Parmar K et. al.

Nov 27th, 2021 - Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease was described in 2003 and is known to affect almost all organ systems. Rarely, this disease can manifest in the retroperitoneum, which can lead to sequalae such as obstructive uropathy. Here we describe a c...

"Stomach mass" as the first manifestation of IgG4-related disease: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12876-021-02013-y 10.3109/s10165-011-0571-z 10.1016/S2665-9913(19)30017-7 10.1007/s40744-021-00326-8 10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-214603 10.1007/S11605-010-1172-4 10.14740/jocmrl845w 10.1007/a13244-018-0618-1 10.2169/naika.101.795 10.1136/gutjnl-2012-302886 10.1007/s00535-014-0945-z 10.1038/s41598-020-61585-z 10.3748/wjg.v27.i25.3825
BMC Gastroenterology; Zhang F, Xu J et. al.

Nov 26th, 2021 - IgG4-related disease mainly manifests as organomegaly and is accompanied by tissue fibrosis (Mimori, Mod Rheumatol 29(2):213, 2019) which is frequently confused with tumour (Dawei et al., J Gastroenterol Hepatol 29(12):1375-8, 2020). There are few...

Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis: clinical features, treatment modalities, relapse r...
Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology; Zampeli E, Venetsanopoulou AI et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is mostly idiopathic (iRPF); however, it can be secondary to drugs, malignancies, infections, or, as recently recognised, can be part of the IgG4-related diseases. The aim of our study was i) to describe the presenti...

Association of retroperitoneal fibrosis with malignancy and its outcomes.
Arthritis Research & Therapy; Lee SJ, Eun JS et. al.

Sep 28th, 2021 - Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is characterized by a highly fibrotic retroperitoneal mass and encompasses the idiopathic form and secondary to malignancies. Because we have limited knowledge whether RPF is associated with malignancy, we aimed to i...

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Drugs  15 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

A Prospective Study of Tocilizumab in the Treatment of Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

Mar 22nd, 2021 - This is a prospective study to investigate the treatment response of Tocilizumab on patients with idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis(IRPF). Methods: All the patients fulfilling diagnostic criteria of IRPF would be enrolled. The IRPF patients wi...

Characterizing IgG4-RD With 68Ga-FAPI PET/CT

Jan 26th, 2021 - Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is an immune-mediated fibroinflammatory condition that is capable of affecting multiple organs. Common forms of presentation include:Type 1 (IgG4-related) autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP),IgG4-related scle...

Mode of Drainage Of Bilaterally Obstructed Kidneys

Sep 4th, 2019 - Kidney obstruction means obstruction of urinary flow with back pressure on the kidney, which may be unilateral or bilateral, may have many causes either benign e.g; urolithiasis, retroperitoneal fibrosis, renal papillary necrosis or malignant e.g;...

Multicenter Study on Fibrotic Valvular Heart Disease in Patients With Parkinson's Disease Treated With Dopamine Agonists

Mar 19th, 2012 - Rare incidence of pleuropulmonary and retroperitoneal fibrosis are known complications during the long-time therapy of Parkinson's disease (PD) with ergot-drug derivatives including some ergot dopamine agonists. Particularly the appearance of fibr...

The Association Between Dopamine Agonists and Cardiac Valvulopathy, Fibrosis and Other Cardiopulmonary Events

Mar 23rd, 2011 - To assess the association between cabergoline and other dopamine agonists (DAs), and symptomatic, diagnosed serious cardiopulmonary disorders, including: Cardiac valve regurgitation Diffuse Pleural/pulmonary thickening and pericardial and retroper...

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News  9 results

Abandoned to Pain: Has Opioid Access Become Too Restrictive?

Sep 28th, 2018 - The Opioid Epidemic's Other Casualties Teresa Brewer's voice trembles with pain over the phone from her Arkansas home, the result of retroperitoneal fibrosis first diagnosed in 2003 and complications from subsequent failed surgeries. She was recal...

Abandoned to Pain: Has Opioid Access Become Too Restrictive?

Sep 27th, 2018 - The Opioid Epidemic's Other Casualties Teresa Brewer's voice trembles with pain over the phone from her Arkansas home, the result of retroperitoneal fibrosis first diagnosed in 2003 and complications from subsequent failed surgeries. She was recal...

Low Back Pain and GI Symptoms on the Swiss Alps

Aug 26th, 2015 - My name is Dr Stephen Paget. I'm the physician-in-chief emeritus at Hospital for Special Surgery and in the Division of Rheumatology. I'd like to tell you about a patient I saw about 2 months ago. This was a 43-year-old woman who had a 5-year illn...

The Challenges Surrounding Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Apr 20th, 2015 - A Disease That Often Overlaps With Several Conditions Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic, cholestatic liver disease that produces inflammation of the extrahepatic and/or intrahepatic bile ducts, thereby leading to bile duct strictur...

Experts Weigh In on IgG4 Disease

Apr 1st, 2015 - Action Points This consensus statement provides guidance for clinicians facing IgG4-related diseases, a relatively novel classification. Be aware that much of the evidence for managment of these related conditions are not informed by clinical tria...

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