NYMC Faculty Publications

Title

Is Topical Tranexamic Acid a Better Alternative for Selected Cases of Anterior Epistaxis Management in the ED?

Document Type

Case Report

Publication Date

April 2018

Department

Emergency Medicine

Abstract

Epistaxis is a well-known problem that is mostly self-limited. In certain cases it requires packing or cauterization. Tranexamic acid has been tried and has shown promising results. Here we report a case of prolonged epistaxis in a patient on dual anti-platelet agent therapy.

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