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Malpresentations and Positions & Operative Obstetrics

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Engagement of head is supposed to have occurred when (LQ)



A smallest diameter of fetal head had passed through maternal pelvis

B largest diameter of fetal head had passed through maternal pelvis

C When BPD reaches ischial spines

D when head is seen at introitus

Ans. B

Largest diameter of fetal head had passed through maternal pelvis

Engagement is said to have occurred if the widest diameter of the presenting part has negotiated the inlet. In cephalic presentation with vertex as presenting part, engagement would have occurred if BPD had crossed inlet.

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