Cord strangulation | definition of cord strangulation by Medical dictionary
The mechanical compression of the umbilical cord due to amniotic bands or wrapping of the cord around the baby’s neck, which is more common with abnormal presentations, especially breech and shoulder presentation
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cord strangulation Obstetrics The wrapping of the umbilical cord around the baby's neck, which is more common with abnormal presentations, especially breech and should presentation. See Prolapsed cord, Umbilical cord.
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