Epistaxis is the objective of this sqadia.com medical V learning lecture. Our medical specialist, Dr Saima Mushtaq has provided a comprehensive elaboration of the causes of epistaxis along with the sites. Moreover, blood supply of nose in conjunction with the classification and management has been thoroughly explicated. In addition to this, submucous resection operation together with the hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia has been elaborated in-detail.
Section one emphasizes on the causes. After the presentation of overview of epistaxis, our educator explained the local causes. Following this, generalized causes have been explicated. Then this section has been summed up by a mention of the sites of epistaxis.
Blood Supply of Nose
This section lays stress on the blood supply of nose. Initially, nasal septum has been highlighted. Moving further, lateral wall including its external and internal carotid system has been explained. Moreover, little’s area along with the Retrocolumellar vein has been extensively delineated.
Classification and Management
At the onset of this section, classification of epistaxis has been deliberated. Subsequently, management and first aid has been thoroughly presented. Later, cauterization together with the anterior and posterior nasal packing has been expounded. In the end, light has been shed on the endoscopic cauterization.
Submucous Resection Operation
Section four talks about the submucous resection operation. Firstly, an overview of this procedure has been put forth. Afterwards, ligation of vessels alongside the transnasal endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation has been elaborated. Additionally, embolization and general measures are highlighted. Conclusively, hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia has been elucidated.