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Figure 4.33. Typical position-of-comfort of an infant who was a frank breech presentation. Note the mild genu recurvatum. This infant kept her legs in extension with the knees flexed for several days. "Position-of-comfort" deformations are common in breech presentations and improve in a few days. These infants should all be checked for congenital dislocation of the hip.

Figure 4.33. Typical position-of-comfort of an infant who was a frank breech presentation. Note the mild genu recurvatum. This infant kept her legs in extension with the knees flexed for several days. "Position-of-comfort" deformations are common in breech presentations and improve in a few days. These infants should all be checked for congenital dislocation of the hip.

Figure 4.34. The characteristic molding of the head of an infant in a breech presentation. The frontal view shows the occipitofrontal head elongation along with a prominent occipital shelf and the neck appears long.

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