unstable lie

unstable lie

oblique orientation of the fetus that is neither transverse nor longitudinal, but that converts to one or the other before or during labor.
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un·sta·ble lie

(ŭn-stā'bĕl lī)
Oblique orientation of the fetus that is neither transverse nor longitudinal; it converts to one or the other before or during labor.
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In our study 78 patients (57.78%) were with Cephalic presentation, 32 patients (23.70%), transverse lie was in 22 patients (16.29%) and 3 patients (2.22%) were with unstable lie; 68 patients (50.37%) presented with 35 37 weeks of pregnancy, 35 patients (25.92%) were with 38 42 weeks of gestation and 32 patients (23.70%) were with 28 -34 weeks of gestation.
[9] In our study 78 patients had cephalic presentation (57.78%), while others were noncephalic (Breech, Transverse lie and Unstable lie).
18 (0.88) Non progressed labour 15 (0.74) IUGR 11 (90.54) Cord prolapsed 12 (0.59) Mismanaged labour 10 (0.49) Unstable lie 9 (0.44) Persistent occiput posterior 9 (0.44) Post CS with APH - 2 (0.9) Post CS with Scar tenderness - 7(0.34; Twin 7 Twin with APH 2 High risk preg.