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Nose bleeding is a common symptom in children. Air pollution is a global health problem. Whether there are correlations between the two problem? What are the clinical features of nosebleed in children in Beijing, China? This article reveals the clinical characteristics of nosebleed in children in Beijing, China, the air pollution situation in Beijing in recent years, and the statistical relationship between the two.

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Our findings show that after nearly 10 years of control, Beijing's air pollution problem has been improved. Pediatric epistaxis in Beijing changes with age, and has obvious seasonal variation. There are some correlations between air pollutants and the incidence of epistaxis in children.


While writing this article, I have gained a deeper understanding of pediatric nosebleeds, and am glad to see that air pollution in the Beijing China has gradually improved in recent years, which is an important thing for the health of all residents living in Beijing.

Ying-Xia Lu
Capital Institute of Pediatrics

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This page is a summary of: Pediatric Epistaxis and Its Correlation Between Air Pollutants in Beijing From 2014 to 2017, Ear Nose & Throat Journal, May 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0145561319852581.
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