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  • Common birth defects of the urinary system include hypospadias, obstructive defects of the renal pelvis and renal agenesis.
  • Hypospadias is characterised by the location of the urethral opening on the underside of the penis.
  • Obstructive defects of the renal pelvis prevent urine from entering the bladder.
  • Renal agenesis means one or both kidneys are missing.

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Reviewed on: 31-05-2015