Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

What Is It ?

It is a chronic inflammatory condition of the retopetitoneum, in which the ureters are bloked by the inflammation caused by the disease outside the ureters and doesnot allow the uteter to pump the urine results in kidney block and damage to the kidneys and derange in kidney function.


It can be caused by many conditions like drugs, malignancy, and radiation for other conditions. It needs long term medical treatment to preserve the kidneys and may needs surgical correction if medical treatment fails.