OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to offer a systematic approach to the imaging of children with macrocephaly and to illustrate key neuroimaging features of common and rare but important disorders. CONCLUSION. Macrocephaly is a common clinical fnding in children. Increased volume of one of the intracranial compartments can enlarge the head either prenatally or postnatally while the cranial sutures are open. Imaging plays a central role in establishing a diagnosis and guiding management.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging