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Caldwell-Mollloy Classification

Synonyms

Caldwell's types of pelvis; Caldwell-Moloy classification of pelvis.

Related people

A classification of the variations in the female pelvis.

Description

A classification of the variations in the female pelvis as gynecoid, android, anthropoid and platypelloid based on the type of the posterior and anterior segments of the inlet.

Bibliography

W. E. Caldwell, H. Moloy:
• Anatomical variations in the female pelvis and their effect in labor  with a 
  suggested classification. 
  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Louis, 1933, 26: 479-505.

L. D. Longo:
• Classic pages in obstetrics and gynecology. Anatomical variations in the female 
  pelvis and their effect in labor with a suggested classification. 
  William Edgar Caldwell and Howard Carmen Moloy. American Journal of Obstetrics 
  and Gynecology, vol. 26, pp. 479-505, 1933.
  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York, April 1, 1977, 127 (7): 798.

Pat Forbis and Susan L. Bartolucci: 
• Stedman's Medical Eponyms. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1998.

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