Epistaxis and Nasal Trauma

by Brian Alverson, MD

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    The lecture Epistaxis and Nasal Trauma by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

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    1. Saddle nose deformity
    2. Septum deviation
    3. Chronic sinusitis
    4. Orbital cellulitis
    5. CSF drainage
    1. Should consult ENT or consider MRI head
    2. Likely to result from Keisselbach plexus
    3. It occurs after nasal trauma
    4. Mostly due to digital trauma
    5. These are never pathologic
    1. Packing of nose using a nasal tampon; CBC for identifying thrombocytopenia; PT/PTT for coagulation disorder
    2. Get a CBC first and refer to surgical ER
    3. Refer to ENT for consultation
    4. Do a head MRI first
    5. Do posterior nasal packing after doing CBC and transfuse FFP

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     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD

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