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Ultrasound Head

Ultrasound Head

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Looking for the best imaging centre to book an Ultrasound Head? You are at the right place. Book an Ultrasound Head at an affordable cost in Delhi NCR areas from GDIC (Ganesh Diagnostic & Imaging Centre).

What is an Ultrasound Head? 

Ultrasonography of the head produces images of the brain and the cerebrospinal fluid. Since ultrasound waves cannot easily travel through bone, this examination is typically conducted on infants whose skulls are not yet fully formed. It is also known as Cranial ultrasound.

Why is it done?

Head ultrasound is advised for the following purpose:

  • To monitor and Follow-up premature/preterm or sick neonates.
  • Examine for hydrocephalus.
  • Detect bleeding/hematoma in the brain or ventricles (intraventricular haemorrhage/ IVH).
  • To look for Periventricular leukomalacia which damages the white matter of brain around the ventricles (PVL).
  • Examine for congenital disabilities.
  • To look for infection or tumour.

How Do I Prepare My Baby for the Test?

No fasting or any special preparation is needed. Dress your baby in loose-fitting and comfortable clothes. On the day of ultrasound imaging, don't apply any oil, powders or lotions on the scalp of baby.

What Is the Procedure for Usg Head or Cranium?

Baby will be positioned on the examination table. A sonographer will first apply a clear gel over the Fontanelle, usually the anterior fontanelle (bregma) which serves as the acoustic window and then a hand-held transducer is moved over it which sends high frequency sound waves to brain and surrounding tissues. Once the procedure is over, tissue paper will be used to wipe off the gel.


No aftercare is required.

Cost of Ultrasound Head Test in Delhi? 

Price of ultrasound head or cranium generally varies with city and location. Various diagnostic and imaging centers in the same city charges differently according to the quality of machines they provide and the offers currently availing in them. Charges may also vary with the type of USG scan. 

The cost of an Ultrasonography/USG Head in Delhi starts at INR 1500 and varies depending on the diagnostic centre. It is recommended to get this test done from a reputed diagnostic centre in order to achieve accurate results. 

Book Ultrasound Head Test Online at Ganesh Diagnostic Centre

To provide hassle-free diagnostic service we also provide online service to book your appointment. At Ganesh Diagnostic, you can book Ultrasound Head tests online by scheduling your appointment. Schedule now for a comprehensive health assessment. We are 24/7 Available at your service.

Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging center (GDIC) is now offering 50% discount on all types of ultrasound/Sonography tests including ultrasound head. 

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Test Type Ultrasound Head

Ultrasound Head (Ultrasounds)


No fasting or any special preparation is needed. Dress your baby in loose-fitting and comfortable clothes. On the day of ultrasound imaging, don't apply any oil, powders or lotions on the scalp of baby.


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Test Price ₹ 1500 ₹ 3000
Frequently Asked Questions

Ultrasound head is known by various names such as:

  • Head ultrasound test
  • Cranial ultrasound
  • Ultrasound cranium
  • Head ultrasonography
  • Cranial ultrasonography
  • Head USG scan
  • USG cranium.

Head ultrasound is usually performed for babies younger than 6 months of age because their skull bones have not completely fused together and have open fontanelle through which sound waves passes easily.

Yes, you can feed your baby. Also, do not skip any prescribed medications before undergoing head ultrasound.

No, USG head scan is a painless, rapid, non-invasive and safe technique that is used for the evaluation of various neurological conditions affecting babies.

Ultrasound head is a safe procedure with no side effects as it utilizes sound waves and a computer to provide anatomical details of the internal structures of the head. It doesn’t utilize ionizing radiations, and thus considered to be safe.

There are several advantages of Ultrasonography/USG Head such as: 

  • Bedside imaging or scanning at the NICU can be done.
  • If Color doppler ultrasound is used then it can provide real-time parameters such as speed and direction of blood flow, flow turbulence as well as patency of blood vessels in the head region.
  • No anesthesia is required.
  • Safe in babies.
  • Rapid technique. 
  • Non-invasive and painless.
  • Affordable as compared to other techniques such as CT scan or MRI scan.
  • Doesn’t utilize ionizing radiations.
  • No need for intravenous/oral contrast agents which are usually used in the other imaging tools.
  • Help in the evaluation of head for various abnormalities such as bulging fontanels, an abnormally increased head size, neurological symptoms or signs, Hydrocephalus, Cystic masses, bleeding or hematoma in the ventricles or brain tissues, Blot clot or thrombosis, meningitis, tumours in the brain, periventricular leukomalacia, infectious diseases, birth defects or congenital abnormalities.
  • Help in monitoring and follow up of premature, preterm and sick babies.

Ultrasound Head usually takes about 15-30 minutes for detailed evaluation. However, it may last longer depending upon the severity of condition and the associated co-morbid conditions.

Availability of USG head report varies from centre to centre. Ganesh Diagnostic centre provide reports on the same day.

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