Brief Communication: Tamoxifen Therapy for Nonmalignant Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

  title={Brief Communication: Tamoxifen Therapy for Nonmalignant Retroperitoneal Fibrosis},
  author={E. V. van Bommel and T. R. Hendriksz and A. W. L. C. Huiskes and A. Zeegers},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • E. V. van Bommel, T. R. Hendriksz, +1 author A. Zeegers
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Context There are few effective treatments for retroperitoneal fibrosis. Contribution Of 19 adults with nonmalignant retroperitoneal fibrosis treated with tamoxifen for variable durations of time, 15 reported substantial resolution of symptoms and 14 had computed tomography scans that showed slow regression of retroperitoneal masses. Three men reported minor losses of libido, and 1 patient developed reversible hepatitis. Caution There was no control group in this small observational study… CONTINUE READING
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