Neonatal brain US: measurements

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio
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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Case information

rID: 13119
Case created: 4th Mar 2011
Last edited: 29th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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