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malposition

 [mal″po-zish´un]
abnormal placement; called also displacement. See also ectopia.

dys·to·pi·a

(dis-tō'pē-ă),
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): allotopia, malposition
[dys- + G. topos, place]

malposition

(măl′pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
An abnormal position, as of an organ or a body part.

dys·to·pi·a

(dis-tō'pē-ă)
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): malposition.
[dys- + G. topos, place]

malposition

1. Abnormal location of any part of the body.
2. During pregnancy, an abnormal lie of the fetus in the womb.
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It is not uncommon to encounter a malposed or an impacted molar that can lead to different conditions like pericoronitis, abcess, tumors that can proceed to different systemic infections.4
7) Malposed maxillary and mandibular incisors and canine with loss of proximal contact.
Various problems like, mobile pre maxillary segment, malposed anterior teeth, unfavourable soft tissue, tense maxillary lip in case of smaller defect make the provision of fixed prosthesis difficult.
Exclusion criteria included: allergy to anti-inflammatory drugs, mentally handicapped and terminally ill patients, malposed teeth, teeth with immature root apices.