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Int Urol Nephrol. 2004;36(4):495-8.

Idiopathic fibrosclerosis of bilateral orbits, bilateral ureters, thyroid: a case report and review of the literature.

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Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.


Idiopathic multifocal fibrosclerosis is a rare disorder which is usually misdiagnosed in the clinics. We try to make a review of the literature about this large spectrum syndrome and treatment modalities other than surgery. Our patient interestingly have both fibrosclerosis of bilateral ureters, orbits and thyroid. Steroids, radiotherapy, tamoxifen, vitaminD3, colchisine was found to be in effective in treatment of progressive fibrosis.

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