Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Retroperitoneal Fibrosis in a Chinese Woman with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report


Hongtao Hu and Hua Shui

Systemic lupus erythematosus with retroperitoneal fibrosis, a rare disease with the mechanism obscure, is considered an autoimmune disorder at present. Computed tomography and Magnetic resonance imaging are the two tests of choice in diagnosis and follow-up. A combination of corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs is usually applied for therapy. Laparoscopic ureterolysis, or robotic ureterolysis, if available, is the technique of choice to relieve obstruction.


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