leopolds manouvre

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* Leopold's ManeuversThese maneuvers may be difficult if not impossible to perform and interpret in;- Obese patients- If the placenta is anteriorly implantedFirst Maneuver - After outlining the contour of the uterus and ascertaining how nearly the fundus approaches the xiphoid cartilage, the examiner gently palpates the fundus with the tips of the fingers of both hands in order to define which fetal pole is present in the fundus. The fetal breech gives the sensation of a large, nodular body, whereas the head feels hard and round and is more freely movable and ballottable.Second Maneuver -

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