anterior asynclitism


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Nä·ge·le ob·liq·ui·ty

(nah'gĕ-lĕ),
inclination of the fetal head in cases of flat pelvis, so that the biparietal diameter is oblique in relation to the plane of the pelvic brim, the anterior parietal bone presenting to the parturient canal.

anterior asynclitism

anterior asynclitism

Anterior parietal presentation. Synonym: Naegele's obliquity
See also: asynclitism

Nägele,

Franz K., German obstetrician, 1777-1851.
Nägele maneuver
Nägele obliquity - inclination of the fetal head in cases of flat pelvis, the anterior parietal bone presenting to the parturient canal. Synonym(s): anterior asynclitism
Nägele pelvis - an obliquely contracted or unilateral synostotic pelvis.
Nägele rule - estimates date of delivery by counting back three months from the first day of the last menstrual period and adding seven days.
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