Nasal balloon catheters for epistaxis

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Fell on face with nasal deformity and marked nasal bleeding ?fracture

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

Fractured nasal bones and bony septum producing epistaxis. Dedicated epistaxis balloons have been inserted in order to tamponade bleeding vessels.

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Case information

rID: 26887
Published: 12th Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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