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An unusual neurological consequence of massive wasp stings.
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PMID:  22744238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although rare, central and peripheral neurological manifestations after single or multiple wasp stings have been reported. The authors describe a 45-year-old man who developed periods of sudden loss of consciousness with a Glasgow Coma Scale of 6 after being stung by fifty wasps. These periods were seen directly after being stung and were continuing months later. Different mechanisms and pathophysiological findings of neurological sequela reported after wasp stings are being reviewed.
Authors:
José Volders; Marcel Smits; Gerbrich Folkersma; David H Tjan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Intensive Care, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, Netherlands.
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