Massive Epistaxis - Second Absolute Alcohol Ablation -4/8
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The image and the video clips display the second injection of absolute alcohol Epistaxis is one of the most frequent emergencies in Otorhinolaryngology and occurs in other disciplines. Epistaxis is classified on the basis of the primary bleeding site as anterior or posterior. Hemorrhage is most commonly anterior, originating from the nasal septum. A common source of anterior epistaxis is the Kiesselbach plexus, an anastomotic network of vessels on the anterior portion of the nasal septum. Anterior bleeding may also originate anterior to the inferior turbinate. Posterior hemorrhage originates from branches of the sphenopalatine artery in the posterior nasal cavity or nasopharynx.
International Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies
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