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Epistaxis

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In case of uncontrolled epistaxis, ligation of internal maxillary artery is to be done in the: (LQ)



A Maxillary antrum
B Pterygopalatine fossa

C At the neck
D Medial wall of orbit

Ans. B Pterygopalatine fossa Ref. Scott Brown 7th/ed Vol 2 p 1603; Mohan Bansal p 296

Ligation of

Site

Sphenopalatine artery

Internal maxillary artery

External carotid artery

Ethmoidal arteries

Sphenopalatine foramen

Pterygopalatine fossa

Above the origin of superior thyroid artery

Between inner canthus of eye and midline of nose

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