One article in the medical literature reported the youngest age of diagnosis of urachal cancer as 20 years, and another article reported the youngest age as 22 years. One article of adults and children with urachal abnormalities reported the youngest age of diagnosis of urachal cancer as 22 years; none of the children in this study were found to have urachal cancer.
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