TITLE

Litzmann's obliquity

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1258
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term Litzmann's obliquity is presented. Litzmann's obliquity refers to the posterior parietal presentation of the fetal head during labor. The word is synonymous posterior asynclitism. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234376

 

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