Hydrocephalus carries significant morbidity in the infant population. Although clinical symptoms are often nonspecific, hydrocephalus is easily identified using transfontanellar sonography. In this review, we provide the emergency physician with a succinct overview of infant hydrocephalus and the point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) technique for identification of this pathology.
Keywords: Emergency ultrasound; Hydrocephalus; POCUS; Transfontanellar POCUS; Transfontanellar ultrasound.
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