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The caudothalamic groove is an important landmark when performing neonatal cranial ultrasound.
As the name suggests, it is located between the caudate nucleus and thalamus and is a shallow groove projecting from the floor of the lateral ventricle. It is approximately at the level of the foramen of Monro, and importantly demarcates the anterior-most extent of the choroid plexus.
Any echogenicity seen anterior to the groove suggests germinal matrix hemorrhage.
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