Compound presentation resulting from the forward-roll technique of external cephalic version: A possible mechanism


      Limited reports exist about the frequency of compound presentation after external cephalic version. A compound hand and foot presentation is reported after external cephalic version in a woman desiring vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. We report a mechanism by which a forward roll during external cephalic version may predispose an infant in complete breech position to a compound foot presentation. (AM J OBSTET GYNECOL 1996;174:884-5.)


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