Intermittent Self-Nasal Packing for Intractable Epistaxis in a Patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome | oneedsvoice

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Intermittent Self-Nasal Packing for Intractable Epistaxis in a Patient with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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source: Journal of Laryngology & Otology

year: 2003

authors: Goodyear PW, Strachan DR, Firth AL

summary/abstract:

Intractable epistaxis is a difficult problem to manage, particularly in a case complicated by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. This is the first report describing intermittent self-packing of the nasal cavities at home to reduce hospital admissions and control symptoms. Some of the potential problems and complications are highlighted.

organisation: Bradford Royal Infirmary

DOI: 10.1258/002221503770716304

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