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37 Possible Causes for Spontaneous Recurrent Epistaxis

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Patients with suspicion of HHT based on clinical data, such as: 1) spontaneous recurrent epistaxis, 2) cutaneous telangiectasia, 3) visceral lesions (arteriovenous malformations[admerahealth.com] Its diagnosis is based on the Curaçao criteria, and is considered definite if at least 3 of the 4 following criteria are fulfilled: (1) spontaneous and recurrent epistaxis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recurrent, spontaneous epistaxis is the most common presenting symptom.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rosacea

    Electrocautery or argon beam ablation is described as a possible treatment option for cases of spontaneous recurrent epistaxis [ 90 ].[doi.org]

  • Deviated Nasal Septum

    Frequent spontaneous epistaxis may be a feature in childhood and adolescence, probably due to vascular wall fragility.[doi.org] Sinuses may be narrow and underdeveloped with narrow drainage channels ( 44 ), therefore recurrent sinusitis is a common problem.[doi.org]

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Type 2

    , recurrent epistaxis Recurring nosebleed Spontaneous, recurrent nosebleed [ more ] 0004406 Tongue telangiectasia 0000227 Showing of 58 Last updated: 12/1/2018 Making a diagnosis[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Patients with suspicion of HHT based on clinical data, such as: 1) spontaneous recurrent epistaxis, 2) cutaneous telangiectasia, 3) visceral lesions (arteriovenous malformations[admerahealth.com] Individuals with HHT are at risk for spontaneous and recurrent nosebleeds (epistaxis) and hemorrhages in the brain, liver, lungs, or other organs.[invitae.com]

  • Hemothorax

    In this report we present a case of a 39 year-old woman with recurrent epistaxis and family history of HHT who presented with right spontaneous hemothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucocutaneous Venous Malformations

    Epidemiologic studies suggest the prevalence is one in 5,000 to 8,000 persons in most populations. 1 Spontaneous, recurrent epistaxis from telangiectasia of the nasal mucosa[aafp.org] The Curacao criteria helps in arriving at a definite diagnosis of HHT if at least three of the following clinical manifestations are present Spontaneous recurrent epistaxis[medcraveonline.com] Hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT) Symptoms of HHT include: Recurrent spontaneous epistaxis – This is the most common symptom of HHT.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Hemophilia A

    Clotting factor products have been safe for HIV since 1985, and for hepatitis C since 1992. Few studies have reported on mortality in the total population of hemophilia patients after the period of risk of viral infection transmission. We studied the mortality, causes of death, and life expectancy of hemophilia[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemangioma

    Electrocautery or argon beam ablation is described as a possible treatment option for cases of spontaneous recurrent epistaxis [ 90 ].[doi.org]

  • Hepatic Arteriovenous Malformation

    Two years later, at the age of 16 years she developed spontaneous recurrent epistaxis. She was also noted to have jaundice.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] Hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT) Symptoms of HHT include: Recurrent spontaneous epistaxis – This is the most common symptom of HHT.[clinicaladvisor.com] Diagnostic Criteria for HHT (Curaçao Criteria) Criteria Characteristics Epistaxis Spontaneous, recurrent nosebleeds Family history A first-degree relative with HHT Telangiectasias[aafp.org]

  • Liver Disease

    She presented with recurrent spontaneous epistaxis, pulmonary arterio venous malformation and oral telangiectasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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