Management of prolonged epistaxis in pregnancy: case report.

  title={Management of prolonged epistaxis in pregnancy: case report.},
  author={Kathryn Cornthwaite and K Varadharajan and Manuel F Oyarzabal and Heather Watson},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={127 8},
OBJECTIVES To report a case of life-threatening epistaxis in a pregnant patient, describe the links between pregnancy and epistaxis, and discuss the management of such cases. Life-threatening epistaxis in pregnancy is rare, and there are no specific evidence-based guidelines regarding the management of these patients. CASE REPORT A 31-year-old primigravida presented with severe epistaxis in the second trimester of her pregnancy. Conservative measures failed, thereby necessitating surgical… CONTINUE READING

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