shoulder dystocia

dystocia caused by impaction of the fetal shoulder above the pubic symphysis after delivery of the head.

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  • Shoulder dystocia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 12036 ICD10 = ICD10|O|66|0|o|60 ICD9 = ICD9|660.4 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Shoulder dystocia is a specific case of dystocia whereby after the… …   Wikipedia

  • Dystocia — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 4025 eMedicine med/3280 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Dystocia — Difficult/abnormal labor or delivery. From the Greek "dys" meaning "difficult, painful, disordered, abnormal" + "tokos" meaning "birth." * * * Difficult childbirth. [G. dystokia, fr. dys , difficult, +… …   Medical dictionary

  • Posterior shoulder — in Obstetrics refers to the shoulder of the fetus other than the anterior shoulder. Thus, the posterior shoulder faces the rectum of the mother during delivery. Whether left or the right shoulder becomes the posterior shoulder is dependent upon… …   Wikipedia

  • Anterior shoulder — in Obstetrics refers to that shoulder of the fetus that faces the vagina of the mother during delivery. Depending upon the original position of the fetus, either the left or the right shoulder can be the anterior shoulder. It is known as the… …   Wikipedia

  • Childbirth — Parturition redirects here. For the Voyager episode, see Parturition (Star Trek: Voyager). Childbirth (also called labor, birth, partus or parturition) is the culmination of a human pregnancy or gestation period with the birth of one or more… …   Wikipedia

  • Erb's palsy — Classification and external resources Brachial plexus. Erb s palsy primarily affects C5 and C6. ICD 10 P …   Wikipedia

  • McRoberts maneuver — The McRoberts maneuver is employed in case of shoulder dystocia during childbirth and involves hyperflexing the mother s legs tightly to her abdomen. This widens the pelvis, and flattens the spine in the lower back (lumbar spine). If this… …   Wikipedia

  • Woods' screw maneuver — is practiced in Obstetrics when dealing with shoulder dystocia mdash;a condition in which the fetal shoulders cannot easily pass through the vagina. In this maneuver the anterior shoulder is pushed towards the baby s chest, and the posterior… …   Wikipedia

  • Diastasis symphysis pubis — Classification and external resources Post traumatic diastasis of symphysis pubis MeSH …   Wikipedia

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