footling breech presentation

footling breech presentation

Neonatology A breech presentation in which one leg flops out of the birth canal
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The second twin shifted from a cephalic presentation to a double footling breech presentation and his FHR reflected severe bradycardia.
Among study subjects 334 (87.0%) were rural, 381 (99.2%) were married, only 3 (0.8%) were single, 382 (99.5%) were attended ANC, 145 (37.8%) had ANC follow-up less than 4 times, 307 (79.9%) did not know their LNMP, 54 (73%) were with 37-42 weeks of GA from LNMP, 266 (69.3%) were with non-fully dilated cervix, 229 (59.6%) were with ruptured membrane, 184 (79.5%) were with rupture of membrane < 8 hours, 281 (73.2%) had assisted vaginal breech delivery, 13 (19.1%) were having indication for CS by footling breech presentation, 362 (94.3%) were with alive intrauterine fetal condition prior to admission, and 322 (83.9%) were alive immediately after delivery.
However, in this extraordinary case, when a physician encountered a two-legged footling breech presentation, there should have been no question whatsoever that a C-Section was indicated.