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epistaxis

nose bleeding

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MC occurs in (area)

anterior segment of nostril (KIESSELBACH PLEXUS)

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life threatening haemorrages occurs

in posterio segment of nostril (sphenopalatine artery, branch og maxillary artery)

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• A patient has epistaxis. What is the most common location of the bleeding?


The anterior segment of the nostril also known as the Kiesselbach plexus