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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These mutations are associated with an abnormal presentation of MWS that includes urticarial and abdominal pain with periodic fevers seen with FMF.
Abnormal presentation and obstructed labor were present in 5.26% of cases each.
Abnormal presentation causes dystocia and early detection may prevent a serious perinatal crisis, by implementation of specific strategies at delivery.
Management of abnormal presentation is a continuing challenge to the obstetrician.
[10] Caesarean section in the emergency setting, abnormal presentation, low transverse uterine incision, and inexperience of the surgeon are few reported risk factors.
Intraoperatively, an abnormal presentation of cryptorchidism was noted.
Birth trauma is a complication that sometimes occurs despite good obstetric care due to difficult labor, abnormal presentation, or large birth weight.
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).
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.
Other common reasons included fetal distress (21%) and breech or other abnormal presentation (13%).
However, because the defusion prefix changed the length of the statement and might also be seen as creating an unusual verbalization, the self-statements were also prefixed with a phrase that matched the defusion statement in length and was equally unusual (i.e., "I have a wooden chair and ...": Abnormal presentation).

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