Presentation, breech
Birth in which the buttocks present before the head.

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  • Breech birth — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 1631 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 002060 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3272 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|emerg|868 MeshID = A breech birth (also known as breech… …   Wikipedia

  • Presentation (Obstetrics) — Presentation in Obstetrics refers to the relationship between the leading fetal part and the pelvic inlet: cephalic, breech, or shoulder presentation. A malpresentation is an abnormal (non vertex) presentation.Thus the various presentations are:… …   Wikipedia

  • breech delivery — n delivery of a fetus by breech presentation called also breech birth * * * delivery of a fetus in breech presentation; see breech extraction, under extraction …   Medical dictionary

  • breech presentation — n presentation of the fetus in which the buttocks or legs are the first parts to appear at the uterine cervix * * * the position of a baby in the uterus such that it will be delivered buttocks first (instead of the normal head first position).… …   Medical dictionary

  • Presentation — Pres en*ta tion, n. [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. pr[ e]sentation.] 1. The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal. [1913 Webster] Prayers are sometimes a presentation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Presentation copy — Presentation Pres en*ta tion, n. [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. pr[ e]sentation.] 1. The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal. [1913 Webster] Prayers are sometimes a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breech presentation complete — presentation of the buttocks of the fetus in labor, with the feet alongside the buttocks, the thighs flexed upon the fetal abdomen, and the distal lower limbs flexed upon the thighs; the fetus in essence is in the same attitude as in vertex… …   Medical dictionary

  • presentation — [prez΄ən tā′shən, prē΄zəntā′shən] n. [ME < MFr presentacion < LL praesentatio < praesentare: see PRESENT, vt.] 1. a presenting or being presented 2. something that is presented; specif., a) a performance, as of a play b) a gift …   English World dictionary

  • breech presentation frank — presentation of the buttocks of the fetus in labor, with the lower limbs extended against the trunk and the feet lying against the face …   Medical dictionary

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