oa South African Medical Journal - Epistaxis
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Philip S. Meyrick|
|Publication Date||Sep 1951|
|Pages||648 - 650|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomy nose vessels, Epistaxis, General causes, Local causes, Submucous resection and Symptomatic treatment|
The causes of epistaxis are briefly surveyed. The anatomy of the vessels of the nose is descriptionbed. Details of symptomatic treatment are given. The value of submucous resection of the nasal septum in certain cases is indicated. Details of permanent arrest are noted, including the operative details of ligation of the relevant vessels, should the need arise. lllustrative cases are quoted.
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