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Epistaxis

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In a 5-year-old child, most common cause of unilateral epistaxis is: (LQ)



A Foreign body
B Polyp

C Atrophic rhinitis
D Maggot's

Ans. A Foreign body Ref. Dhingra 4th/ed p 753;

Most common cause of unilateral epistaxis in children is Foreign body.

No cause is identified but may be due to:

In case of Foreign Body of Nose "The child presents with unilateral nasal discharge which is often foul smelling and occasionally blood-stained." -Dhingra 5th/ed p 176, 6th/ed p 161

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