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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 30(5); 1987 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1987;30(5): 690-7.
Clinicopathological Studies of Relations between Hypertension and Epistaxis
Jae Wook Eom, MD, Deok Woo Han, MD, and Dong Gyoon Kim, MD
Department of Otolaryngology, Inje Medical College, Busan Baik Hospital, Korea
고혈압이 비출혈에 미치는 영향에 대한 임상병리학적 고찰
엄재욱 · 한덕우 · 김동균
인제대학교 의과대학 부산백병원 이비인후과학교실
ABSTRACT

Epistaxis is commonly cited as symptoms of high blood pressure. However, the validity of this relation has not stated by clinical and pathological process. So, we compared the frequencies of epistaxis on the normotensive persons, hypertensive persons and of hospital patients with epistaxis. We also studied the pathological process of the vessels of nasal mucosa of the normotensive persons, hypertensive persons and of the hospital patients with epistaxis. The results of our studies were hypertension causes cavernous hemangiomatous proliferation of capillaries and venules of the nasal mucosa and causes worsened the nose bleeding but it does not causes epistaxis.

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