asynclitism


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Noun1.asynclitism - the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
childbed, confinement, lying-in, parturiency, travail, labour, labor - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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a·syn·cli·tism

n. asinclitismo, presentacion del neonato y de los planos pélvicos en el parto.
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Most contemporary data indicate that digital vaginal examination has an error rate of approximately 20% for identifying the position of the cephalic fetus, especially in the presence of fetal caput succedaneum and asynclitism. (6-10)
Asynclitism: The baby's head is coming down into the pelvis at an awkward angle, sometimes caused by the baby having a hand or both hands up by its head or face.
What about asynclitism, occiput posterior and face presentations, and deliveries requiring rotation?