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Pinard maneuver

Pronunciation: pe-nahr'

Definition: in management of a frank breech presentation, pressure on the popliteal space is made by the index finger while the other three fingers flex the leg while sliding it along the other thigh as the foot of the flexed leg is brought down and out.

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