Spontaneous delivery through the rectovaginal septum and perineal body: An unusual complication of persistent occiput posterior position

R. Stern, Peter S. Bernstein, D. M. Sherer

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Abstract

We present an unusual case in which following normal first and second stages of labor with the fetus in a persistent occiput posterior position at term, spontaneous delivery occurred through the rectovaginal septum and perineal body, with the vaginal orifice remaining intact.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)194-196
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

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Keywords

  • Labor
  • Perineal body
  • Perineal trauma
  • Persistent occiput posterior position
  • Rectovaginal septum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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