Differential diagnosis of epistaxis
-hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler Weber Rendu Syndrome)
-thrombocytopenia such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, idiopathic thrombocytopenia
-antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel or aspirin
-dry nasal mucosa
-trauma to the nose such as forceful nose blowing, nose picking or foreign body
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