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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 112-114

Case report of central retinal artery occlusion following bee sting injury: A possible link?


Department of Retina and Vitreous, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shishir Verghese
Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Civil Aerodrome Post, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, 641014, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_27_21

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We report the case of a 54-year-old male who presented with complaints of decreased vision in the left eye (LE). He gave a history of multiple bee stings following which he had an episode of allergic anaphylaxis to the face and neck region for which he was admitted and treated with steroids. On examination, he was found to have LE central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) which was the cause of his reduced vision. This is the first report of a bee sting venom as a cause for CRAO.


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