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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 20. No. 3, 2015

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2015;20:169-171

Case Report

Ultrasound Artifact in an Unusual Site Simulating Bilateral Subdural Haematoma in a Neonate

TF Lee, MW Man


Ultrasound (US) provides a simple way to assess the infant brain. However, all imaging modalities have some sort of artifacts. Some of them will cause diagnostic dilemma or even leading to mis-diagnosis. We report a case of an interesting US artifact which simulates a bilateral subdural haematoma in a term neonate. The basic physics of ultrasound and the cause of the artifact are briefly reviewed.

Keyword : Artifacts; Subdural haematoma; Physics; Ultrasound

Abstract in Chinese


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