K. V. S. M. Sandhya Devi1 P. Vijaya Sheela2 G. Anitha
Malpresentation of fetus influences the fetal and maternal outcome. To study the incidence, etiological factors and fetomaternal outcome. An observational study was conducted at King George hospital during a period of one year (Jan – Dec 2014.) There were 5704 deliveries conducted during the period with 278 malpresentations, incidence being 4.87%. Breech is the most common presentation followed by transverse lie. Malpresentation requires high vigilance and prompt management to reduce perinatal mortality and maternal morbidity.