retroperitoneal fibrosis

noun

Medical Definition of retroperitoneal fibrosis

: proliferation of fibrous tissue behind the peritoneum often leading to blockage of the ureters

called also Ormond's disease

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“Retroperitoneal fibrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retroperitoneal%20fibrosis. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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