Congenital urological anomalies (abnormalities) are birth defects involving the urological and genital systems (or genitourinary system). “Congenital” means they occur during fetal development or very early in infancy. These urinary tract defects can involve different parts of the genitourinary system as well as other organ systems, including the:
Congenital urological anomalies may be addressed in childhood. However, people born with urological disorders may experience problems associated with their conditions, or prior treatments, throughout adulthood.