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Published: August 30, 2017

Authors: Papapanagiotou IK, Migklis K, Kalles V, Zoulamoglou M, Grigoropoulos P, Thomakos N, Kaklamanos I and Mariolis-Sapsakos T

This image illustrates a congenital urinary abnormality: duplication of the right ureter. This was found during surgery for colonic cancer. Ureteral duplication is the most common congenital urological abnormality, occurring in approximately 1 per cent of the population and in 10 per cent of children with urinary tract infections. Surgeons performing pelvic procedures should be aware of such congenital abnormalities.

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