Quest for the Aberrant Vessel

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

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Abstract

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
Volume104
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1991

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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