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Malpresentations and Positions & Operative Obstetrics

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The commonest cause of breech presentation is



A Hydramnios
B Oligohydramnios

C Prematurity
D Contracted pelvis

Ans. C

Prematurity

Breech presentation - Any maternal or fetal condition which prevents this spontaneous

Maternal

Fetal

1. Multiparty

1.

Prematurity - (commonest)

2. Polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios

2.

Multiple pregnancy

3. Placenta praevia

3.

Fetal abnormalities ego hydrocephalus and

4. Pelvic tumors

anencephaly

5. Congenital uterine abnormality ego

4.

The frank breech is thought to be caused by

6. bicornuate and septate uterus

7. Cornual implantation of the placenta.

the legs of the

Fetus being trapped in the extended position

during kicking

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