Relationship between blood group and epistaxis among Nepalese.

P. Adhikari, T. Pramanik, R. Pokharel, S. Khanal

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-265
Number of pages2
JournalNepal Medical College journal : NMCJ
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2008
Externally publishedYes


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