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Neonatal brain US: measurements

Case contributed by: Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Modality: Diagram

Illustration of subarachnoid spaces studied on neonatal brain ultrasound.

Case Discussion:

This diagram explain some usefull measurements for ultrasound in neonatal brain:

  • 1- Lateral ventricle (posterior horn): normal ≤ 13mm
  • 2 - Third ventricle: normal ≤ 10mm
  • 3 - Interhemispheric fissure: normal ≤ 6mm
  • 4 - Subarachnoid space: normal  ≤ 4mm

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