epistaxis


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Synonyms for epistaxis

bleeding from the nose

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The primary source of bleeding was epistaxis in 15 patients, GI bleeding in four patients, and combined epistaxis and GI bleeding in 15 patients.
1) The nasal cavity and nasopharynx are less commonly affected, but the lesions can present with nasal obstruction and epistaxis in these locations.
Conclusion: Unipolar and bipolar cautery procedures are equally effective in controlling epistaxis with almost negligible postoperative infection.
The use of intravenous bevacizumab at doses of 5-10 mg/kg every three weeks in HHT demonstrated decreased episodes of epistaxis and improvement of the high cardiac output secondary to AVMs (16), and averts the need of liver transplantation after 6 months of treatment in adult patients with hepatic compromise on HHT (17).
Then nasal cavity is examined with anterior rhino-endoscopy for septal hematoma and/or fracture, and presence and/or location of epistaxis.
Frequency of epistaxis found to be significantly more in subjects older than 40 years as compared to younger ones.
We realised in our study that the best way to manage an epistaxis is to go for meticulous nasal endoscopy at the outset.
There was epistaxis with moderate flow of fresh blood coupled with unilateral mucous discharges from left nostril in one buffalo (Fig.
Methods: Between August 2011 and August 2014, the medical records of 53 adult patients with idiopathic epistaxis in the posterior fornix of the inferior nasal meatus diagnosed by nasal endoscopy were obtained from our department.
La telangiectasia hemorragica hereditaria THH o sindrome de Osler--Weber Rendu es un desorden autosomico dominante caracterizado por telangiectasias en piel y mucosas y malformaciones arteriovenosas; clinicamente se manifiestan por un amplio espectro de signos y sintomas, la principal manifestacion es sangrado mucocutaneo, usualmente epistaxis que ocurre en mas de 90% de los pacientes y por sangrados recurrentes lleva a una anemia ferropenica de dificil manejo con baja respuesta con el hierro parenteral y requerimiento de soporte transfusional a repeticion (1).
durante este procedimiento el paciente presento un cuadro clinico de epistaxis espontanea.
Her personal history revelaed no pathology except for occasional epistaxis.
Epistaxis is the medical term for a nosebleed - loss of blood from the mucous membrane that lines the nose, most often from inside one nostril only.