malposition


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mal·po·si·tion

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

malposition

(ˌmælpəˈzɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) abnormal position of a bodily part
malposed adj

mal•po•si•tion

(ˌmæl pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
faulty or wrong position, esp. of a fetus in the uterus.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malposition - faulty positionmalposition - faulty position      
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
Translations

mal·po·si·tion

n. posición inadecuada.
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Occasionally, malposition of a permanent tooth bud can lead to eruption at a wrong place.
Patients with craniofacial anomalies have varying degrees of airway obstruction, which is usually secondary to micrognathia, retrognathia and resultant malposition of the base of the tongue3.
A rare case of anatomically corrected malposition of the great arteries with bilaterally absent conus and ventricular septal defect is presented.
However, while the mandible was stabilised surgically a week later, the incisor malposition resulted in non-viability and their subsequent removal.
Characteristics of patients with Eisenmenger syndrome Body Case Age, weight, Length, number Sex years kg cm Diagnoses * 1 F 17 44 157 PDA, ES 2 M 9 22 112 Complete atrioventricular septal defect, common atrioventricular valve regurgitation, mitral cleft, ES, Down syndrome 3 F 14 29 145 Situs inversus totalis, malposition of great vessels, VSD, ES 4 M 6 17 108 VSD, ASD, ES 5 F 8 17 107 Large inlet VSD, ES, Down syndrome 6 M 16 63 185 VSD, PH, ES, operated PDA 7 F 8 17.
The Airway Management and Respiratory Therapy education will focus on the prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP); the Vascular Access education will focus on vascular access device selection, catheter-related thrombosis, CLABSI prevention, and catheter malposition.
Exclusion Criteria of our study was multigravida, multiple pregnancy, assisted breech deliveries, nonvertex presentations including malposition, instrumental deliveries and associated systemic diseases, maternal exhaustion, preterm deliveries, foetal macrosomia, PROM and VBAC.
They include fetal malposition, labor Induction, labor abnormalities, operative vaginal delivery, fetal macrosomia, and shoulder dystocia.
However, these materials are commonly associated with malposition, infection and extortion.
Imageless navigation in hip resurfacing: avoiding component malposition during the surgeon learning curve.
This issue can result in undetected epidural catheter malposition in the subarachnoid space or a vein, with the danger of total spinal block, convulsions or delayed cardiorespiratory arrest due to opioid overdosage(5,6).
An 11 months old girl with situs inversus totalis, double outlet right ventricle, malposition of great arteries, complete atrioventricular septal defect, pulmonary stenosis, hypoplasia of pulmonary arteries and right-sided modified Blalock-Taussig shunt was admitted to our hospital due to severe cyanosis and respiratory distress.