Quick Facts: Epistaxis

Epistaxis is the term for a nose bleed. It may be spontaneous or caused from trauma. It has also been seen in chronic or acute infection, chemical irritation, leukemias, HTN, anticoagulant therapy and other blood dyscrasias. In children, it tends to be mild and anterior in the nasal cavity. In adults, it tends to be more severe and posterior. While […]

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