Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis--an update.

@article{Higgins1990IdiopathicRF,
  title={Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis--an update.},
  author={Patricia Marie Higgins and G. M. Aber},
  journal={Digestive diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          206-22
        }
}
Our belief in a non-operative approach to the management of RPF hinges on the differential diagnosis; the closer the approach to the certainty in establishing the diagnosis, the less is the risk of error in medical treatment. Careful history taking and intelligent use of the available range of investigations should allow near certainty in diagnostic accuracy and thus the progression to non-operative management in most patients. The cause of RPF remains obscure, further research into the… CONTINUE READING
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