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Bee stings an unusual cause of severe rhabdomyolysis: A case report and literature review

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R. M. M. Seelarathna,

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, LK
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M. Navakumaran,

Teaching Hospital Jaffna, LK
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T. Kumanan

Faculty of Medicine, Jaffna, LK
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Abstract

Wasp and bee stings are common among the rural population of Sri Lanka. It is known to cause local reaction and rarely anaphylaxis. Bee sting associated rhabdomyolysis leading to acute kidney injury (AKI) is a rare complication and was not reported from Northern Sri Lanka.

 

This case report illustrates a patient who developed rhabdomyolysis following multiple bee stings and made a complete clinical recovery with prompt and optimal supportive care.
How to Cite: Seelarathna RMM, Navakumaran M, Kumanan T. Bee stings an unusual cause of severe rhabdomyolysis: A case report and literature review. Jaffna Medical Journal. 2020;32(2):42–3. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jmj.v32i2.107
Published on 31 Dec 2020.
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