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The sonographic diagnosis of Twisted fetal head: a new subtype of malposition as a main determinant of early labor arrest.
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PMID:  24753011     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We herein sonographically document a new type of fetal head malposition in labor which has never been clinically described. In some circumstances, the fetal lie is characterised by a lateral twisting of the head on either side of the trunk and at suprapubic ultrasound, a transverse section of the fetal chest together with the facial profile may be obtained on the same picture. These sonographic findings were documented in 5 cases of 1st stage labor arrest. This report illustrates how in these circumstances ultrasound might be helpful in claryfing the exact mechanism causing obstructed labor.
Authors:
Ghi T; Bellussi F; Pilu G
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1469-0705     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-4-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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