Middle cerebral artery stroke following massive hornet sting: a case report

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Gopal Sedain
Gentle Sunder Shrestha

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Hornet stings are frequently encountered in practice in Nepal. Majority of patients sustain minor illness. However, complications like anaphylactic shock and the rare acute kidney injury, multiple organ dysfunction and acute myocardial infarction have been reported. Ischemic stroke following hornet stings has been reported infrequently in scientific publications. We report a case of fatal   right Middle Cerebral artery territory ischemic stroke and acute kidney injury in a 40-year farmer.

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Sedain, G., & Shrestha, G. (2019). Middle cerebral artery stroke following massive hornet sting: a case report. Romanian Neurosurgery, 33(1), 77-79. https://doi.org/10.33962/roneuro-2019-016
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Gopal Sedain

Neurosurgery, Alka Hospital, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal

Gentle Sunder Shrestha

Anaesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician, Alka Hospital, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal