malposition

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malposition

[¦mal·pə′zish·ən]
(medicine)
Abnormal position of an organ or other body structure, or of the fetus.
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After adjustment for potential confounding factors, including induction of labor, seniority of the obstetrician, fetal malposition, caput above +1, midcavity station, regional analgesia, and the instrument used, the association remained significant between suboptimal placement and prolonged hospitalization (adjusted OR, 2.
The important etiology involves failure of expulsive forces during parturition, birth canal inadequacy, fetal malposition, feto-pelvic disproportion and uterine torsion (Ghuman, 2010).
Management of fetal malposition in the second stage of labor: a propensity score analysis.