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Stroke due to Bee Sting

Temizoz, Osman MD*; Celik, Yahya MD; Asil, Talip MD; Balci, Kemal MD; Unlu, Ercument MD*; Yilmaz, Arif MD

doi: 10.1097/NRL.0b013e31818c7251
Clinical Report

Although bee stings can cause local reactions, neurovascular complications are rare. A 60-year-old man developed a focal neurologic deficit 2 hours after multiple bee stings, which was confirmed to be acute cerebral infarctions on magnetic resonance imaging scan.

From the Departments of *Radiology, and †Neurology, University of Trakya, School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey.

Reprints: Kemal Balci, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Trakya, School of Medicine, 22030, Edirne, Turkey. E-mail:

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.