malpresentation


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malpresentation

(mælˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics the abnormal position of a baby about to be born
Translations

mal·pre·sen·ta·tion

n. presentación anormal del feto durante el parto.
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The authors hypothesize that the mechanism behind the increased risk from D&C is that dilation may damage the cervix and affect cervical tightness or may damage the endometrial lining, leading to a malpresentation.
Among twin births, malpresentation (breech or transverse) of one or both fetuses is relatively common, occurring approximately 60 per cent of the time, but it is much more likely for the first twin to be vertex than for it to be breech (Chervenak et al.
Combined with the fact that filing for TAA is practically free, this implies that even firms and/or workers who suffer from cyclical unemployment will file for TAA assistance and there will be no malpresentation of some industries in the data, e.
These conditions are associated with spontaneous abortion (24%) in the first trimester, ectopic pregnancy (3%), fetal malpresentation (23%), high cesarean delivery rate (27.
These women are also at greater risk of intrapartum complications related to macrosomia such as shoulder dystocia, malpresentation, haemorrhage and 4th degree perineal laceration.
Trauma or injury to the abdomen from an accident or fall, malpresentation of the baby and multiple pregnancies are some of the reasons for placental abruption," says Dr Madhu Roy, senior consultant gynaecologist, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital.
It usually presents with acute abdominal pain and hypovolaemic shock during labour, especially in the parturient with a scarred uterus owing to previous caesarean section or with malpresentation or second-stage dystocia (1,2).
Plagiocephaly may occur during pregnancy due to malpresentation of the fetus (10 or multiple births, (6) or after birth due to positional or environmental factors.
47) The 2001 BMMS cited that 61% of women experienced at least one complication during pregnancy, delivery and after delivery, the most common being eclampsia and malpresentation or prolonged/obstructed labour.
He also discusses normal labor and delivery (including pain management) and such complications as prolonged labor, shoulder dystocia, malpresentation, maternal fever, postpartum hemorrhage, and perineal laceration and episiotomy.
A recent study examined baby position changes throughout labor and whether the use of an epidural leads to more malpresentation at birth.