Urinary Tract Embryology, Anatomy, and Anatomical Variants

  • Aikaterini NtouliaEmail author
  • Frederica Papadopoulou
  • Gabriele Benz-Bohm
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


The normal embryonic development of the human kidney has been studied in detail (Potter 1972). Understanding this process is essential in the evaluation of the various structural malformations of the kidney.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aikaterini Ntoulia
    • 1
    Email author
  • Frederica Papadopoulou
    • 2
  • Gabriele Benz-Bohm
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Pediatric Ultrasound Center ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaUSA

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