Kounis Syndrome Associated with Bee Sting: A Case Report
Article Type: Case Report

Duran A1, Kaptan HM1, Erkuran MK1, Ocak T2, Citisli V3*

1Abant Izzet Baysal University, Izzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital Emergency Medical Training Clinic, Bolu-Turkey

2Istanbul Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital Emergency Medical Training Clinic, Istanbul-Turkey

3Pamukkale University Medical Faculty, Department of Neurosurgery, Denizli-Turkey

Corresponding Author:

Dr. Veli Citisli MD

Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Pamukkale University Medical Faculty

Turkey. 
Received: 2015-11-27 ; Accepted: 2015-12-11 ; Published: 2015-12-18
Citation: Duran A, Kaptan HM, Erkuran MK, Ocak T, Citisli V (2015) Kounis Syndrome Associated with Bee Sting: A Case Report. Jol Aneth Criti Cre1:10450.
Copyright: © 2015 Citisli V, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cre
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Kounis Syndrome is characterized as an Acute Coronary Syndrome which is triggered by releasing inflammatory mediators in the allergic reactions with the mast cell activation. 53 year old male patient was brought to emergency service after bee sting. The remarkable symptoms were angioneurotic edema, hypotension and chest pain and besides electrocardiographic changes were detected. Percutaneous coronary intervention was performed because of acute coronary syndrome. Chest pain due to insect bite like bee sting must be examined carefully and kept under observation.
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