Kiesselbach's plexus

Kiesselbach's plexus (Kiesselbach's 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 epistaxis occur in this area.


    Head and neck anatomy
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    Article Information

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

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