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Fibrosclerosis

  • Stanley E. Order
  • Sarah S. Donaldson
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Sclerosing cervicitis is similar to sclerosing retroperitonitis and sclerosing mediastinitis. It also is similar to idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis and idiopathic fibrous mediastinitis. The etiology is unknown. High-dose radiation has been used successfully in some cases to cause regressions in symptomatic patients with lesions located in critical areas. Cases are anecdotal and response rates irregular. In the national survey 97% of radiation oncologists would not treat fibrosclerosis.

Keywords

Fungal Infection Skin Cancer Radiation Oncologist Giant Cell Tumor Tinea Capitis 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley E. Order
    • 1
  • Sarah S. Donaldson
    • 2
  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.School of MedicineStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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