nasal tampon


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nasal tampon

A tampon used to compress bleeding blood vessels in the nose.
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Therefore, an inflatable nasal tampon was inserted into the patient's right naris.
9) However, the present report represents the first published case of pneumocephalus after placement of an inflatable nasal tampon.
The decision to use nasal tampons is made while the patient is already in the appropriate position on the operating table, with a Boyle Davis gag inserted, opened, and suspended.