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Related to Scanzoni maneuver: asynclitism
forceps rotation and traction in a spiral course, with reapplication of forceps for delivery.
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Scan·zo·ni ma·neu·ver(skahn-tsō'nē mă-nū'vĕr)
Forceps rotation and traction in a spiral course, with reapplication of forceps for delivery.
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[Friedrich W. Scanzoni, Ger. obstetrician, 1821–1891]
Double application of forceps, the first to rotate the fetal occiput from a posterior to an anterior position, and the second to assist fetal descent and birth.
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Scanzoni,Friedrich W., German obstetrician, 1821-1891.
Scanzoni maneuver - forceps rotation and traction in a spiral course, with reapplication of forceps for delivery.
Scanzoni second os - a constriction in the uterus resulting from obstructed labor, one of the classic signs of threatened rupture of the uterus. Synonym(s): pathologic retraction ring
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