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Breech Presentation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Breech Presentation
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.420.183
G08.686.520.150
G08.686.784.769.326.520.150
Unique ID
D001946
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001946
Annotation
check the tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Complete Breech
Fetal Presentation, Breech
Frank Breech Presentation
Incomplete Breech
Labor Presentation, Breech
Presentation, Breech
NLM Classification #
WQ 307
Previous Indexing
Labor Presentation (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
85; was see under LABOR PRESENTATION 1963-84
Online Note
search LABOR PRESENTATION 1966-74
History Note
85(75); was see under LABOR PRESENTATION 1963-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Breech Presentation Preferred
Frank Breech Presentation Narrower
Incomplete Breech Narrower
Complete Breech Narrower
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