An Infant Diagnosed With Hydrocephalus by Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Apr;33(4):287-289. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001091.


Point-of-care ultrasound has become a valuable tool for pediatric emergency physicians, with an increasing number of indications being described. In this case presentation, we demonstrate the use of point-of-care ultrasound in the pediatric emergency department to diagnose ventriculomegaly in an infant presenting with a seizure.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydrocephalus / diagnostic imaging*
  • Infant
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Point-of-Care Systems
  • Seizures / etiology*
  • Ultrasonography