abnormal presentation

Abnormal Presentation

Any part of the baby that presents to the birth canal other than the crown of its head (cephalic presentation).
Examples Breech, brow, face, and shoulder presentations

abnormal presentation

Obstetrics Any position in which a part of the baby other than the crown of its head (cephalic presentation), emerges first Examples Breech, face, shoulder. Cf Breech presentation, Brow presentation, Face presentation, Posterior presentation, Shoulder presentation.
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Management of abnormal presentation is a continuing challenge to the obstetrician.
Intraoperatively, an abnormal presentation of cryptorchidism was noted.
Part 1 covers obstetrics, with chapters on areas such as the antenatal period, abnormal presentation, pregnancy complications, medical complications during pregnancy, and the postnatal period.
During handling dystocia, excessive traction or traction in an improper manner or with fetus in an abnormal presentation, position and posture may result in trauma, laceration, rupture to soft structures of birth canal (Roberts, 1986).
Other common reasons included fetal distress (21%) and breech or other abnormal presentation (13%).
In Abnormal presentation, each statement was prefixed with "I have a wooden chair and" (e.
Such women have a high risk of premature labor and an abnormal presentation.
Dystocia (difficult birth) may be caused by abnormal presentation of the lamb.
The same is not true of the other two main indications for c-section, breech or other abnormal presentation and previous c-section, both of which are quite objective.
Abnormal presentation included 1 breech and 1 transverse lie.