Gross hydrocephalus in neonate

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


One day old neonate delivered by LSCS presented with macrocephaly.

Patient Data

Age: 1 day
Gender: Male

Neurosonogram reveals grossly dialated ventricular system with markedly thinned out cerebral parenchyma.

Case Discussion

Linear array probe is useful for detection of thin rim of cerebral parenchyma to differentiate it from hydranencephaly.

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Case information

rID: 34793
Published: 8th Mar 2015
Last edited: 13th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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