Arrest of descent in second stage of labour secondary to macrosomia: a case report.

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BACKGROUND Fetal macrosomia, defined as birth weight greater than 4000 g, complicates 10% of pregnancies and is a well-documented cause of prolonged second stage of labour, as well as of arrest of descent of the fetal presenting part. CASE A multigravida woman with gestational diabetes mellitus was admitted in labour at term, and progressed to full… (More)

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