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Neonatal fetal death following cesarean section secondary to hyperextended head in breech presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6670468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is a general agreement that infants with hyperextension in breech presentation should be delivered by Cesarean section in order to prevent spinal cord injuries and neonatal deaths. The following case report illustrates complete spinal cord transection in a fetus with hyperextended head in breech presentation delivered by Cesarean section who died 8 days after delivery.
D Weinstein; E J Margalioth; D Navot; S Mor-Yosef; F Eyal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-04-26     Completed Date:  1984-04-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  629-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breech Presentation*
Cesarean Section*
Fetal Death / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Labor Presentation*
Spinal Cord / pathology*

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