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Retroperitoneal Fibrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.355.700
Unique ID
D012185
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012185
Scope Note
A slowly progressive condition of unknown etiology, characterized by deposition of fibrous tissue in the retroperitoneal space compressing the ureters, great vessels, bile duct, and other structures. When associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm, it may be called chronic periaortitis or inflammatory perianeurysmal fibrosis.
Entry Term(s)
Fibrosis, Inflammatory Perianeurysmal
Fibrosis, Perianeurysmal Inflammatory
Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
Inflammatory Fibrosis, Perianeurysmal
Inflammatory Perianeurysmal Fibrosis
Ormond Disease
Ormond's Disease
Perianeurysmal Fibrosis, Inflammatory
Perianeurysmal Inflammatory Fibrosis
Periaortitis, Chronic
NLM Classification #
WI 575
Public MeSH Note
66; for ORMOND DISEASE see ORMOND'S DISEASE 1966-97
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Preferred
Periaortitis, Chronic Narrower
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