Ultrasound is frequently used in the routine follow-up of patients who have been shunted for obstructive hydrocephalus. We report a case with “pseudocatheter” appearance due to the initial incorrect placement of the ventricular catheter. To our knowledge, such an appearance has not been previously described.
Public Health Catheter Hydrocephalus Catheter Placement Obstructive Hydrocephalus
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