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Corneal bee sting with retained stinger


Corneal bee sting with retained stinger



Journal of Emergency Medicine 20(2): 125-128



ISSN/ISBN: 0736-4679

PMID: 11207405

DOI: 10.1016/s0736-4679(00)00298-5

Bee stings of the cornea are rarely reported, but have the potential for causing serious ophthalmological injuries. We present a case of corneal bee sting with retained stinger apparatus and associated iritis in a 41-year-old man who presented to an Emergency Department of a hospital in Pennsylvania, USA.

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