Surgical bone wax causing epistaxis

J Laryngol Otol. 1996 Mar;110(3):267-8. doi: 10.1017/s0022215100133377.

Abstract

A case of recurrent epistaxis caused by bone wax in the nasal cavity is reported. This is the first reported case of a nasal complication due to surgical bone wax.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Drug Combinations
  • Epistaxis / etiology*
  • Female
  • Foreign-Body Reaction / etiology
  • Hemostatics / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Nasal Mucosa / pathology
  • Palmitates / adverse effects*
  • Waxes / adverse effects*

Substances

  • Drug Combinations
  • Hemostatics
  • Palmitates
  • Waxes
  • bone wax