Retroperitoneal fibrosis following radiotherapy for stage I testicular seminoma.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Retroperitoneal fibrosis, proved by surgical exploration and pathology, was discovered in a patient 13 years after 3,000 rad external beam cobalt retroperitoneal radiation therapy for stage I testicular seminoma. Ureteral obstruction resulted in the loss of 1 kidney, necessitating ipsilateral nephrectomy and contralateral ureterolysis. To my knowledge this is the first reported case of retroperitoneal fibrosis occurring after radiotherapy for testicular cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moul, JW

Published Date

  • January 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 147 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 124 - 126

PubMed ID

  • 1729501

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)37155-0


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States