Woodruff plexus

Dr Henry Knipe and dr atyam solomon et al.

Woodruff plexus is a venous plexus located in the posterior end of the inferior meatus 1. It accounts for between 5-10% of epistaxis and are associated with hypertension. These bleeds typically do not respond to anterior nasal packing.

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Article information

rID: 67882
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Woodruff's plexus

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