Table 4 Age and sex distribution and associated cause of epistaxis in 36 infants admitted to hospital
Age (weeks)MaleFemale
0–8104
Trauma (1), no cause (6), acute rhinitis or coryza (2), smothering event (1)Coagulation disorder (1), no cause (1), acute rhinitis or coryza (2)
9–163
No cause (1), acute rhinitis or coryza (2)
17–2411
TraumaNo cause
25–3232
Coagulation disorder (1), congenital malformation (1), acute rhinitis or coryza (1)Acute rhinitis or coryza (2)
33–4016
No causeTrauma (2), no cause (2), congenital malformation (1), acute rhinitis or coryza (1)
>4041
Trauma (1), coagulation disorder (1), no cause (1), acute rhinitis or coryza (1)Coagulation disorder