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Clinical diagnosis of this condition may be based on:

  • on abdominal palpation fetal limbs may be felt over the front of the uterus.
  • the back is not palpated in the flank.
  • flattening of the abdomen below the umbilicus.
  • on vaginal examination the anterior fontanelle is readily palpable anterior to the posterior fontanelle.

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