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Course description: 

This case study provides information regarding retroperitoneal fibrosis. There is information on the normal retroperitoneum and its anatomical contents as well as symptoms, diagnostic criteria and treatment options. The use of multiple imaging modalities, laboratory results and interventional procedures are utilized to reach a diagnostic conclusion.

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Course objectives: 

Following the review of all sections of this case study, you will be able to:

  • Identify the normal retroperitoneal landmarks and its anatomical content
  • Describe the etiology of retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • List differentials and alternate terminology to describe retroperitoneal fibrosis.
  • List the possible presenting symptoms
  • Describe the typical¬†sonographic¬†appearance of retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Explain the diagnostic criteria
  • Recall treatment options of retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Remember the need for life-long follow-up
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Micheline Heroux

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