A Study on Causes of Epistaxis in Adults: A Series of Total 100 Cases

Anshul Kumar, Department of ENT, Civil Hospital Nagrota Bagwan, Civil Hospital Jwalamukhi, Kangra (H.P.), India
2020 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
Epistaxis or nasal bleed is a symptom and it occurs in diverse conditions. This study is on epistaxis of 100 cases in adults, is to find out the most common causes for epistaxis, prevalence of epistaxis in either sex, age groups and for early identification of cause and management in rural health care system. Results were analysed. Methods: Prospective study of series 100 cases in adults. Results: Results were analysed and idiopathic was most common cause of epistaxis, males were more affected
more » ... were more affected than females, and the most common age group affected was 13 to 30 years. Most cases were treated by conservative measures. Conclusions: Idiopathic is the most common cause of epistaxis in this present study. Other causes are trauma, DNS with spurs, sinusitis and JNA in adolescent males. Males are more commonly affected than females .The most common age group affected is 13 to 30 years and 41 to 60 years. Most cases are treated by conservative measures.
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v8i6.35 fatcat:khxqct3ybrdnranew6w3dd775q