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Serum Sickness to a Bee or Wasp Sting

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A person who has had a significant bee or wasp stinging episode may develop serum sickness (Type III Hypersensitivity reaction) several days later. This is associated with circulating complexes of venom and bound antibody.

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