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Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

  • Cheng-Hua Luo
  • Xiaobing Chen
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Abstract

Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) was first reported in the literature in 1905 by a French urologist. Dr. Albarran (1905) described surgical treatment for one case of retroperitoneal extensive fibrosis with concomitant ureteral obstruction. Later this disease was occasionally reported in the French and German literatures, and not until 1948 two cases were reported by Ormond (1948) in English; it began to be widely recognized by doctors worldwide.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peking University International HospitalBeijingChina

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