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Dystocia, Malposition, and Malpresentation (Breech, Transverse Lie)

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

Shoulder dystocia is defined in this chapter, along with its risk factors and management. The difference between frank, complete, and incomplete breech are explored, along with its management.

Keywords

Shoulder dystocia Occiput posterior position Frank breech Complete breech Incomplete breech Brow presentation Face presentation Transverse lie 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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