Kiesselbach plexus

Kiesselbach plexus (Kiesselbach area or Little's area) is a vascular region of the anteroinferior nasal septum that comprises four arterial anastomoses:

The importance of this plexus lies in the fact that 90% of epistaxes occur in this area.

    Anatomy: Head and neck

    Anatomy: Head and neck

    Article information

    rID: 35307
    Section: Anatomy
    Tag: refs
    Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
    • Little area
    • Kiesselbach's plexus
    • Little's area
    • Kiesselbach's area

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