Clinics and Imaging

  • Maria Pia Bondioni
  • Susanna Milianti
  • Adelinda Frugoni


The urogenital system is frequently the site of congenital anomalies, which occur in 0.2–2% of all live births (Table 7.1). The timely and accurate diagnosis both pre- and postnatally is vital, especially in major malformations, and is aimed at safeguarding renal function, urinary continence and normal sexual function.
Table 7.1

Major urogenital malformations

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Posterior Urethral Valve Urethral Diverticulum Ectopic Ureter Cystic Nephroma Bicornuate Uterus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Pia Bondioni
    • 1
  • Susanna Milianti
    • 2
  • Adelinda Frugoni
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Brescia A. O. Spedali CiviliBresciaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryUniversity of Brescia A. O. Spedali CiviliBresciaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Gynaecology and ObstetricsUniversity of Brescia A. O. Spedali CiviliBresciaItaly

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