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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to treat: Unfortunately, there is little mediation to treat this disorder. Mostly we treat the problems that arise from the fibrosis. Occasionally the fibrosis ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Medications: Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is a chronic non-specific inflammation of the retroperitoneum, which can entrap and obstruct important structures, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Chronic scarring: Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is a chronic non-specific inflammation of the retroperitoneum, which can entrap and obstruct important structures, ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Severe fibrosis: like that of severe scar formation , reasons are not clear ( unknown ) This severe scaring cause obstruction , to various organs to get choked like ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Difficult: Difficult to treat. Options include surgery, trial of certain medications like Prednisone need multidisciplinary team- surgeons, nephrologists, rheuma ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Manage symptoms: Retroperitoneal fibrosis is one of those chronic disorders without a cure. It causes scarring behind the abdominal organs. Can narrow veins, arteries, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Ok sure: But could be constipated too.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Bench Surgery: In retro-pertonial fibrosis , the scar tissue choks the Kidny and ureter results in renal failure, in order to prevent this complication , kidney and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usual: When you were operated on they found scar tissue in the retroperitoneal area where the kidney is. It was probably hampering the kidney's function, so ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience Family Medicine
Is there a question.: Hope all is well with you. I understand the disease although I didn't see a question in your history.
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: on the extent of the fibrosis, the cause of the fibrosis, and your symptoms. Fibrosis is essentially scarring and cannot be reversed. Fibrosed lung ... Read More

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