The association of retroperitoneal fibrosis with systemic vasculitis and HLA-B27: A case report and review of the literature

G. O. Littlejohn, E. C. Keystone

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Abstract

A young man with retroperitoneal and mediastinal fibrosis, associated with systemic vasculitis, is reported. Sacroiliitis and the histocompatibility antigen HLA-B27 were also present. The literature regarding vasculitis and HLA-B27 in retroperitoneal fibrosis is reviewed and the implications of this association discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)665-669
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of Rheumatology
Volume8
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1981

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The association of retroperitoneal fibrosis with systemic vasculitis and HLA-B27 : A case report and review of the literature. / Littlejohn, G. O.; Keystone, E. C.

In: The Journal of Rheumatology, Vol. 8, No. 4, 01.12.1981, p. 665-669.

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