Nasal Septal Hematoma in Children

The nose is important. Certainly our appreciation of the nasal cavity has increased during the current COVID-19 pandemic as we now ask everyone about their sense of smell, but let us not forget some other important nostril considerations. We know that the nose has a large blood supply that we can use to our advantage (ex, Intranasal Medications). Of course, this also leads to lots of epistaxis that we must deal with. That bleeding may be due to bleeding disorders (ex, Von Willebrand’s, Hemophilia Disease), foreign bodies (ex, Nasal Foreign Bodies, Button Battery), or trauma (ex, Facial Fractures, Nasal Fractures). … Continue reading Nasal Septal Hematoma in Children