Transverse arrest Delivery Lie-oblique; Presentation-nil; Polarity-abnormal; Position-; Mechanism Fetal monitoring; Transverse arrest of head
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Transverse arrest of head

 

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This occurs often in android pelvic type that has prominent ischial spines. The fetal head descends and becomes arrested at the midcavity because of protruding ischial spines. The method of choice for treatment is Caesarean section although a manual rotation may be attempted.

 

 

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