Sudden hearing loss due to bee sting: A rare case

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Erkan Yıldız
Orhan Kemal Kahveci


Objective: Sudden hearing loss (SHl); Define as, at least 30 dB sensorineural hearing loss in 3 consecutive frequencies. In general, idiopathic, viral and vascular causes are at the forefront. Local or systemic hypersensitivity reactions due to insect bites such as bee sting may occur. Sudden hearing loss is a more unknown finding in the literature due to bee sting. The first choice in treatment is systemic or local corticosteroid uses.

Case: In this case report, the patient who had bilateral sudden hearing loss following bee sting and treatment approaches have been presented.


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YıldızE., & Kahveci O. K. (2019). Sudden hearing loss due to bee sting: A rare case. Medical Science and Discovery, 6(5), 100-102. Retrieved from
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