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Overview of Congenital Genitourinary Anomalies

By

Ronald Rabinowitz

, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center;


Jimena Cubillos

, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Medically Reviewed Aug 2022 | Modified Sep 2022
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Congenital anatomic anomalies of the genitourinary tract are more common than those of any other organ system.

Genital anomalies may cause voiding or sexual dysfunction, impaired fertility, psychosocial difficulties, or a combination. Congenital genital anomalies discussed here are

Genitourinary anomalies frequently require surgical intervention.

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