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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 319–320 | Cite as

Prenatal diagnosis of congenital unilateral hydrocephalus

  • Y. Koga
  • Yasuo Tahara
  • Takeshi Kida
  • Yoshinori Matumoto
  • Hiroaki Negishi
  • Seiichiro Fujimoto

Abstract

A case is presented in which fetal unilateral hydrocephalus that had not been definitively diagnosed by ultrasonography was confirmed by means of magnetic resonance imaging. Computed tomography performed in the neonatal period after intraventricular injection of contrast medium showed stenosis of the foramen of Monro.

Keywords

Compute Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Medium Hydrocephalus Prenatal Diagnosis 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Koga
    • 1
  • Yasuo Tahara
    • 2
  • Takeshi Kida
    • 2
  • Yoshinori Matumoto
    • 2
  • Hiroaki Negishi
    • 2
  • Seiichiro Fujimoto
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Nikko Memorial Hospital, Shintomicho, Muroran 051, Hokkaido, JapanJP
  2. 2.Division of Obstetrics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, JapanJP

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