• Tahir Saeed Siddiqui
  • Ihsan Qureshi
  • Tariq Saeed Mufti


Spontaneous epistaxis, nasal trauma and foreign bodies are common causes of nasal bleed inchildren. Epistaxis and haematemesis due to leeches have been reported in literature. Here wepresent a rare case of severe anemia caused by a single leech infestation of nasal cavity thatrequired blood transfusion.Keywords: Nose, Anemia, Leech


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