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The breech presentation and the vertex presentation following an external version represent risk factors for neonatal hip instability.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11529538     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: Breech presentation predisposes to increased hip instability. The instability is present prior to delivery and is certainly not a primary result of delivery forces. Both breech and vertex presentations following an external or spontaneous version should be considered as risk factors for neonatal hip instability.
J E Andersson; A Odén
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-31     Completed Date:  2002-01-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  895-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Blekingesjukhuset, Karlskrona, University of Gothenberg, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Breech Presentation*
Cesarean Section
Hip Joint / ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Joint Instability / congenital,  etiology*,  therapy
Neonatal Screening
Risk Factors
Version, Fetal / methods
Comment In:
Acta Paediatr. 2001 Aug;90(8):836-9   [PMID:  11529526 ]

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