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Kiesselbach, Wilhelm, German laryngologist, 1839-1902.
- an area on the anterior portion of the nasal septum rich in capillaries (Kiesselbach plexus) and often the seat of epistaxis. Synonym(s): Little area
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When they are seen in the nasal cavity, approximately 80% arise from the nasal septum in the Kiesselbach triangle
and 15% arise from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity.