Late Presentation of Pericarditis After Honey Bee Sting: Case report

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Celaleddin Soyalp
Suleyman Efe


Honey bees are members of the hymenopteran family. The sting of honey bees venom can cause a range of effects from irritation to severe form of anaphylactic shock. Anaphylactic shock occurring after honey bee sting is reported in literature for about 5% of cases. Pericarditis occurring due to honey bee sting is a rare complication, which was previously not reported. We reported a case of pericarditis following a honeybee sting with late clinical manifestations. In our case, ECG demonstrated pericarditis at the third day of hospitalization as a late complication


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Soyalp, C. ., & Efe, S. . (2019). Late Presentation of Pericarditis After Honey Bee Sting: Case report. Medical Science and Discovery, 3(2), 107–108. Retrieved from
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