Unusual case of recurrent hypoglycaemia in multiple bee sting envenomation - Pillur Tamilarasu K, Shankar T, Kabi A.
A bee sting can result in allergic and toxin-mediated local manifestations like pain, swelling, redness and itching to serious systemic effects like acute kidney injury (AKI), pancreatitis, Kounis syndrome and stroke. Melittin and phospholipase A2, which m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Kounis syndrome and multiorgan failure following multiple wasp stings - Navaradnam P, Suganthan N, Kumanan T, Sujanitha V, Mayorathan U.
Wasp and bee stings are common in Sri Lanka, and systemic envenomation causes a spectrum of clinical manifestations that includes simple local allergic reaction to life-threatening multiple organ injury or failure.  However, wasp toxin-induced acute myocar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Blackpool man has heart attack after being stung by wasp
The unnamed patient, believed to be from Blackpool, had a severe allergic reaction to the insect's venom - called Kounis syndrome. The case was revealed in BMJ Case Reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wasp sting induced STEMI with complete coronary artery occlusion: a case of Kounis syndrome - Cross B, Choudhury TR, Hindle M, Galasko G.
A 45-year-old previously healthy man with minimal coronary artery disease on imaging presented with an acute MI after sustaining a wasp sting following previous non-eventful exposures throughout his life. This is the first case of Kounis syndrome with opti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Postmortem diagnosis of drug-induced anaphylactic death - Palmiere C.
Kounis syndrome is defined as the concurrence of acute coronary syndromes including coronary spasm, acute myocardial infarction, and stent thrombosis, together with conditions associated with mast cell and platelet activation, involving interrelated and in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news