Urachal anomalies: a longitudinal study of urachal remnants in children and adults.

@article{Ashley2007UrachalAA,
  title={Urachal anomalies: a longitudinal study of urachal remnants in children and adults.},
  author={Richard A Ashley and Brant A. Inman and Jonathan C Routh and Audrey L Rohlinger and Douglas A. Husmann and Stephen A. Kramer},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={178 4 Pt 2},
  pages={1615-8}
}
PURPOSE Urachal anomalies are often recognized in children but they may persist into adulthood and cause considerable morbidity. We reviewed the clinical findings associated with these embryological structures and evaluated risk factors for cancer to define the optimal timing for intervention. MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined the medical records of 176 patients diagnosed with a urachal anomaly between 1951 and 2005. Association of clinicopathological features with malignancy for adults was… CONTINUE READING
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