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Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 44, Issue 10, pp 3492–3493 | Cite as

The “curlicue” ureter

  • Pat W. WhitworthIII
  • Raymond B. DyerEmail author
Classics in Abdominal Radiology
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Conflict of interest

Pat Whitworth and Raymond Dyer declares that they have no conflict of interest.

Research involving human and animal rights

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical CenterWake Forest University School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

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