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EPISTAXIS IN CHILDREN: COMPARITIVE ANALYSIS OF TOPICAL ANTISEPTIC AND CAUTERY VERSUS TOPICAL ANTISEPTIC ALONE

*Ahmad Sbaihat MD., Abdel Razzaq Refoo MD., Walaa Aqrabawi MD., Sawsan Abu- Zeid MD. and
Motasem Alkremeen MD.

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Objective: To evaluate and compare different modalities in management of simple recurrent epistaxis in children. Patients and methods: A total of 148 children (age 5-14 years) presented to ENT clinic with recurrent epistaxis. Patients were divided into two groups: one group received treatment with topical antiseptic agent alone, the other group received topical antiseptic in combination with silver nitrate cautery. Results: The results were available in 124 patients (83%) in both groups. 59 in group I, and 65 in group II. Re evaluation and assessment of the patients by improvement of the symptoms done after one month. 52 patients (88.8%) in group I and 54 (90%) in group II had cessation of epistaxis and improved in their symptoms. Conclusion: Silver nitrate cautery doesn't add significant advantage in management of epistaxis in children.

Keywords: Children, Epistaxis, cautery, Antiseptic agent.


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