In most cases of posterior epistaxis, the terminal branches of the internal maxillary artery (IMA)—principally the sphenopalatine artery—are believed to be the source of hemorrhage. However, we recently treated three patients in which unexpected or aberrant vascular anatomy resulted in persistent posterior epistaxis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Apr 1991|
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