persistent occiput posterior


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Related to persistent occiput posterior: occiput presentation, occipitoposterior position, cephalic presentation

persistent occiput posterior

A fetal malposition; a cephalic presentation with the occiput directed toward the mother's sacrum. Labor often is longer and the woman complains of back pain.
See also: occiput
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Manual rotation to reduce caesarean delivery in persistent occiput posterior or transverse position.

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