Hassan Iqbal, Syed Tauseef Bukhari, Tehsinul Hassan.
Frequency of Hypertension in the Patients Presenting with Epistaxis in ENT Department, Nishtar Hospital, Multan.
Pak J Med Health Sci Jan ;6(2):375-7.

Objective: To determine the frequency of hypertension in patients presenting with epistaxis in ENT department, Nishtar Hospital, Multan. Material and methods: The present study carried out in the Department of ENT, Nishtar Hospital, Multan during the period from March 2011 to September 2011. A total of 105 cases were calculated with 95% confidence level, 8% margin of error and taking expected percentage of Hypertension i.e. 22.36% in patients presenting with epistaxis. Results: 105 patients with history of recurrent epistaxis were included in study, mean age was 45.89±5.90 years in cases, sixty three were males (60%) and forty two (40%) were famales (M:F=1.5:1) with Forty (38.09%) out of one hundred and five were found to have hypertension. Conclusion: Hypertension is common in epistaxis.

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