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Management of malpositions and malpresentations 

Management of malpositions and malpresentations
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Management of malpositions and malpresentations
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10.1093/med/9780199584673.003.0017
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date: 28 January 2022

Occipito-posterior position 314

Face presentation 316

Brow presentation 318

Shoulder presentation 319

These are cephalic presentations where the occiput is directed towards the right or left sacro-iliac joint—right occipito-posterior (ROP) and left occipito-posterior (LOP). These positions are the most common of all causes of mechanical difficulty in labour....

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