Epistaxis refers to bleeding from the nose and is a common complaint with both adults and children. The exact incidence is hard to determine as most cases are minor and patients do not seek treatment. Patients may complain of per-oral bleeding or bloodstain sputum as well since blood can flow backwards and down the throat.
Occasionally, epistaxis may herald uncommon conditions such as the following:
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