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Breech Presentation

"Breech Presentation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Breech Presentation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Breech Presentation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002 and 2009 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.