Case series of benign nasal masses with epistaxis
Keywords:Epistaxis, JNA, Bleeding nasal polyposis, Hemangiomas
Presenting a case series on the benign nasal masses with epistaxis and their mode of management of cases during the year 2016-2019. The patients coming to OPD with complaints of nasal mass with nasal bleeding were included in this series. Complete blood count, s. electrolytes, renal function tests, liver function tests, chest X-ray, ECG, CECT neck +thorax and biopsy was done. Excision biopsy was done and specimen sent for HPE. This series showed benign nasal mass of which hemangioma was the most common lesion causing epistaxis managed with complete excision of the tumor with less recurrence rate. Epistaxis is a common symptom and recurrent nasal bleeding requires precise clarification of the cause and exclusion diagnostics prior to therapy planning. It is important here to distinguish between locally induced bland epistaxis and symptomatic epistaxis of benign lesions of nose.
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