Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14356/1330
Title: Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Acute Pancreatitis Following Wasp Stings
Authors: Shilpakar, Olita
Rajbhandari, Bibek
Karki, Bipin
Bogati, Umesh
Citation: ShilpakarO., RajbhandariB., KarkiB., & BogatiU. (2020). Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Acute Pancreatitis Following Wasp Stings. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 18(3), 566-568. https://doi.org/10.33314/jnhrc.v18i3.2637
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Nepal Health Research Council
Keywords: Acute kidney injury
Multiple organ dysfunction
Pancreatitis
Wasp
Sting
Series/Report no.: Jul-Sep 2020;2637
Abstract: Abstract Wasp stings are common in our part of the world and may cause complications ranging from mild local reactions to fatal anaphylaxis. Severe cases may present with multisystem involvement causing acute kidney injury, hepatic dysfunction, clotting abnormalities, rhabdomyolysis or even death. However, cases with acute pancreatitis as a complication of wasp sting is not usual and have been very rarely reported. We present a case of a fifty-two-year-old lady with the history of multiple wasp stings followed by multiple organ dysfunction and acute pancreatitis with complete recovery following immediate conservative measures. Keywords: Acute kidney injury; multiple organ dysfunction; pancreatitis; wasp; sting
Description: Case Report
URI: http://103.69.126.140:8080/handle/20.500.14356/1330
ISSN: JNHRC Print ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217
Appears in Collections:Vol. 18 No. 3 (2020): Vol. 18 No. 3 Issue 48 Jul-Sep 2020

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