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Overview of Congenital and Inherited Anomalies of the Urinary System


Scott D. Fitzgerald

, DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACPV, Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University

Last full review/revision Jul 2013 | Content last modified Jun 2016

Congenital and inherited anomalies of the urinary system comprise a group of anatomic defects that, although uncommon, may have subclinical to serious functional consequences.

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