Patho - Acute hemorrhage from the nostril, nasal cavity, or nasopharynx.
>> Vasculature supply originates from the ethmoid branches of the internal carotid arteries and the facial and internal maxillary divisions of the external carotid arteries.
>> Nose bleeds are very common
Etiology includes: infection, trauma, allergic rhinitis, renal failure, nasal defects, hypertension, tumors, use of blood thinners, aspirin. Sticking your finger up there going digging for gold
>> Two types - Anterior and Posterior location