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Diseases » Breech pregnancy » Summary
 

What is Breech pregnancy?

What is Breech pregnancy?

Breech pregnancy is a condition of pregnancy in which the fetus or baby is not in the head-down position in the ...more »

  • Breech pregnancy: Pregnancy with fetus reversed with head up.
  • Breech pregnancy: A malpresentation of the FETUS at near term or during OBSTETRIC LABOR with the fetal cephalic pole in the fundus of the UTERUS. There are three types of breech: the complete breech with flexed hips and knees; the incomplete breech with one or both hips partially or fully extended; the frank breech with flexed hips and extended knees.
    Source - Diseases Database

Breech pregnancy: Introduction

Types of Breech pregnancy:

Broader types of Breech pregnancy:

How serious is Breech pregnancy?

Complications of Breech pregnancy: see complications of Breech pregnancy

What causes Breech pregnancy?

Causes of Breech pregnancy: see causes of Breech pregnancy

What are the symptoms of Breech pregnancy?

Symptoms of Breech pregnancy: see symptoms of Breech pregnancy

Complications of Breech pregnancy: see complications of Breech pregnancy

Breech pregnancy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Breech pregnancy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Breech pregnancy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Breech pregnancy: Obstetrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Breech pregnancy.
Treatments for Breech pregnancy: see treatments for Breech pregnancy
Research for Breech pregnancy: see research for Breech pregnancy

Society issues for Breech pregnancy


Hospitalization statistics for Breech pregnancy: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Breech pregnancy:

  • 0.065% (8,335) of hospital consultant episodes were for obstruct labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for obstruct labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for obstruct labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for obstruct labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for obstruct labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for obstruct labour due to malposition and malpresentation of fetus in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Breech pregnancy:

Organs and body systems related to Breech pregnancy include:

Name and Aliases of Breech pregnancy

Main name of condition: Breech pregnancy

Other names or spellings for Breech pregnancy:

breech presentation

Breech pregnancy: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Breech pregnancy:

 

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