malposition


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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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Catheter malposition may lead to fatal outcomes and ineffective dialysis.
The two most common anatomic sites for malposition of electrode arrays are the superior semi-circular canal, followed by the vestibule; while, the most frequent error is inadvertent implantation of a hypotympanic air cell, which is more likely to occur if the round window niche is not clearly identified (10, 14).
Qualitative values like gender, size of tube, surgery performed, frequency of malposition, migration, hypoxia and hypercapnia were represented as frequency and percentage.
Although we have had different types of malposition of catheters, this is the first time that we encounter a catheter looping back on itself.
Caption: Figure 1: Ultrasound images of the key antenatal findings: (a) dilated appearing stomach with relatively normal duodenal diameter, not consistent with duodenal atresia; (b) concentric small bowel visible around the twisted mesenteric pedicle (whirlpool sign) and the superior mesenteric vein malpositioned on the left of the artery; and (c) dense sediment noted in the amniotic fluid, which was noted to be bile at the time of delivery.
Drainage-related complications including occlusion, migration, malposition and, rarely, catheter breakage usually occur later (3).
(25) reported an 11.2% risk of tube malposition. In this study, the most common complication observed was tube malposition.
Lower eyelid retraction occurs when the lower eyelid is displaced inferiorly without malposition of the eyelid margin.
A wandering spleen is a rare condition characterized by the malposition of the spleen due to laxity or absence of its supporting ligaments.
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The most frequent presentation is following obstetrical manipulation when snare is attached to lower jaw to correct head malposition. Fractures through interdental space with involvement of horizontal ramus are the most common and usually bilateral and compound but unilateral fractures also occur.