Key PointsQuestionIs hypertension associated with the risk and severity of epistaxis? FindingsThis nationwide population cohort study of 71 498 individuals found that, compared with patients without hypertension, those with hypertension appeared to have an increased risk of epistaxis, had more emergency department visits, and required more posterior nasal packing procedures. MeaningThis study suggests that hypertension is associated with an increased risk and severity of epistaxis.
JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery – American Medical Association
Published: Jan 10, 2021