Quest for the Aberrant Vessel

Henry A. Milczuk, Paul W. Flint, Joseph M. Eskridge, Charles W. Cummings

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-494
Number of pages6
JournalOtolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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