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The ‘walrus sign’: an incorrect way to insert an anterior nasal pack
  1. B Fu,
  2. B Fu
  1. Department of Otolaryngology, St George's Hospital, Tooting, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Bertram Fu, St George's Hospital, London, Flat 2F2, 5 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1LX, UK; bpkfu{at}

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Epistaxis is a common ear, nose and throat (ENT) emergency that frequently present to the accident and emergency (A&E) department. Anterior nasal packing is an efficient …

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