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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/22329


Title: Wasp sting induced neurological manifestations
Authors: Sachdev, A.
Mahapatra, M.
D'Cruz, S.
Kumar, A.
Singh, R.
Lehl, S. S.
Keywords: Hymenoptera sting, Vasculitis, Stroke
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2002
Publisher: Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
Citation: Neurology India (ISSN: 0028-3886) Vol 50 Num 3
Abstract: Wasp stings generally cause local reactions like pain, wheal, flare, edema and swelling, which are generally self-limiting. Multiple stings can lead to vomiting, diarrhea, generalized edema, dyspnea, hypotension, collapse, renal failure or death. Unusually, they may cause serum sickness, vasculitis, neuritis or encephalitis.We report a case of a 40 year old male who developed focal neurological deficit 10 hours following a wasp sting, which was confirmed to be ponto-cerebellar infarction on MRI scan, and recovered within five days.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/22329
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=ni02091
Rights: Copyright 2002 Neurology India. Online full text also at http://www.neurologyindia.com
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