Pediatric epistaxis

Cherie L. Booth, K. Christopher McMains

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


Key Points: The most common cause of epistaxis in the-pediatric population is digital trauma. Behavioral, environmental, congenital, hereditary, systemic, and neoplastic conditions may contribute to epistaxis in this population. History and physical examination is the mainstay of diagnosis. Taking care to allay patient anxiety can improve yield of the physical examination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Otolaryngology for the Clinician
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781588295422
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009


  • Bleeding
  • Epistaxis
  • Genetic
  • Nasal
  • Pediatric
  • Surgical
  • Vascular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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