Aqueductal stenosis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Increasing head circumference.

Patient Data

Age: 7 months
Gender: Female

CT brain

Non-contrast CT of the brain demonstrates marked hydrocephalus involving the lateral and third ventricles but sparing the fourth ventricle. The floor of the third ventricle is ballooned outwards (downward) and there is funnelling of the superior part of the aqueduct. The anterior fontanelle is gaping. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical appearances of aqueductal stenosis on CT. 

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Case information

rID: 9730
Published: 16th May 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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