Time of occurence of secondary haemorrhage after tonsillectomy -

Time of occurence of secondary haemorrhage after tonsillectomy -

  1. 24 hrs

  2. 6 days

  3. 12 days

  4. 12 hrs

Explanation:

  • Secondary hemorrhage after tonsillectomy is seen between 5th to 10th post-operative days. Infection in tonsillar fossa is the cause of secondary hemorrhage.