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Unstable lie 

Unstable lie
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Unstable lie
Author(s):

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0037
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date: 24 February 2020

Unstable fetal lie is commonly encountered at preterm gestations before 36 weeks of pregnancy. If it persists as unstable or becomes transverse or oblique lie after 37 weeks, it can significantly impact the labour and delivery process. The chapter discusses causes of abnormal lie at term, diagnosis, and management.

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