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Question 14#

The primary treatment of retroperitoneal fibrosis is:

A. Corticosteroids
B. Cyclosporine
C. Radiation therapy
D. Surgical resection

Correct Answer is A


Once malignancy, drug-induced disease, and infectious etiologies are ruled out, corticosteroids are the mainstay of medical therapy. Surgical intervention is reserved for ureterolysis or ureteral stenting, or endovascular interventions for ileocaval obstruction.