How are migraines in children associated with epistaxis (nosebleed)?

Updated: May 08, 2020
  • Author: Quoc A Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Children with migraine headaches have a higher incidence of recurrent epistaxis than children without the disease. [12] The Kiesselbach plexus, which is part of the trigeminovascular system, has been implicated in the pathogenesis of migraine. [13]


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