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Management of face presentation, face and lip edema in a primary healthcare facility case report, Mbengwi, Cameroon

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Authors Nzozone Henry Fomukong
Edwin Ngouagna
Mandeng Ma Linwa Edgar
Ngwayu Claude Nkfusai
Patience Ijang Yunga
Fala Bede
Joyce Shirinde
Samuel Nambile Cumber
Publication year 2019
Published at Institute of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Language en
Links www.panafrican-med-journal.com/cont...
Keywords Face presentation, pregnancy delivery, Cameroon
Subject categories Health Sciences, Basic Medicine, Other Medical Sciences

Abstract

Face presentation is a rare obstetric event and most practitioners will go through their carriers without ever meeting one. Face presentation can be delivered vaginally only if the foetus is in the mentum anterior position. More than half of the cases of face presentation are delivered by caesarean section. Newborn infants with face presentation usually have severe facial oedema, facial bruising or ecchymosis. These syndromic fascial features usually resolved within 24-48 hours.

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