Abdom Radiol (NY) 2019 12;44(12):3978-3989
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Floyd Curl Drive, 7703, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA.
Urachal anomalies are classified into four types depending on the level of persistence of the embryonic urachal remnants between the urinary bladder and the umbilicus: patent urachus, umbilical-urachal sinus, urachal cyst, and vesico-urachal diverticulum. Due to the increasing use of cross-sectional imaging, urachal anomalies are frequently detected as incidental findings. Imaging plays a pivotal role in the initial diagnosis, evaluation of complications, treatment follow-up, and long-term surveillance of patients with urachal anomalies. Read More