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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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Anatomically corrected transposition of the great arteries, later to be termed anatomically corrected malposition (ACM) of the great arteries,1 is a rare malformation.
6 to 14% incidence of catheter malposition (defined as extrathoracic or ventricular positioning) (2-9), but to our knowledge no previous major study has thoroughly addressed this topic although catheter malposition has been claimed to be associated with mechanical complications (10-13).
Asymptomatic malposition of a pacing lead in the left ventricle: The case of a woman untrated with antcoagulant therapy for eight years.
It was proposed in 1954 that an impacted tooth is the one which is obstructed or prevented from eruption into normal occlusion due to malposition.
Lower eyelid retraction occurs when the lower eyelid is displaced inferiorly without malposition of the eyelid margin.
Despite the anatomical proximity of the subclavian vessels to the clavicle, vascular complications with clavicular fractures are rare occurrences, with TOS reported as an acute or late complication due to malposition of the clavicle fracture fragment nonunion, malunion, or hypertrophic callus formation.
Tube detachment and tube malposition was seen in two and two patients, respectively.
SICK scapula", an acronym for the condition Scapular malposition, Inferior medial border prominence, Coracoid pain and malposition, and dysKinesis of scapular movement (18), is a condition that has been reported to have rhomboid related scapular winging which suggests DSN involvement.
Are there signs of malposition or migration of the device?