The relationship between blood group and epistaxis among the patients coming to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu with idiopathic epistaxis was studied. A total of 235 patients coming to the Emergency Department or Department of Otorhinolaryngology with active nose bleeding in were included. ABO blood group was performed. Nearly half (45.5%) of the patients belonged to O-group followed by A-group others. O-group people were also had longer bleeding time compared to other blood groups.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ|
|State||Published - Dec 2008|