Endoscopic sphenopalatine artery coagulation for posterior epistaxis: A case report and review of literature

Adhikari, Prakash; Pradhan, Bibhu; Yadav, Deepak; Thapa, Narmaya; Acharya, Kunjan
October 2009
Internet Journal of Emergency Medicine;Oct2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Case Study
Posterior epistaxis is a potentially life threatening condition and remains a challenging problem for otorhinolaryngologists. We report a case of posterior epistaxis managed with endoscopic sphenopalatine artery coagulation. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report from Nepal. A brief review of literature is also included.


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