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Recurrent epistaxis following nasotracheal intubation--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9084529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Epistaxis is one of the common complications of nasotracheal intubation. Clinical patterns of all nasal bleeding are mild and may stop spontaneously in most patients. Serious nasal bleeding requiring hospitalization are rare. Nasal bleeding occurs more frequently in children than in adults. Among adults, men have a higher incidence than women. Although numerous publications have reported the cases of initial epistaxis caused by nasotracheal intubation, recurrent epistaxis was reported rarely. We experienced a case of recurrent epistaxis occurring in the 6th, 8th, 15th and 18th day after nasotracheal intubation. Herein, we describe the clinical events and discuss the causes of epistaxis.
Authors:
Y H Chen; J Y Chen; C S Hsu; C T Huang; E So
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta anaesthesiologica Sinica     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0254-1319     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Anaesthesiol. Sin.     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-17     Completed Date:  1997-04-17     Revised Date:  2014-07-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9432542     Medline TA:  Acta Anaesthesiol Sin     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Epistaxis / etiology*
Humans
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects*
Male
Recurrence
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Acta Anaesthesiol Sin 1996 Sep;34(3):172

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