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J Contemp Med. 2013; 3(3): 197-199


WILD HONEY INTOXICATION: CASE REPORT

Münire Babayiğit, Zehra Baykal Tutal, Handan Güleç, Selcen Kütük, Mehmet Şahap, Eyüp Horasanlı.

Abstract
Wild honey intoxication (WHI) is a rare disease that results from consuming honey produced by Rhododendron polen feeded bees. WHI develops due to grayanotoxin (GT) that it contains. WHI might present with mild symptoms of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and neurological systems or might also present in a life threatining form with AV block and cardiovascular collaps. In this report we aimed to present clinical presentation and treatment of a case of WHI.

Key words: Wild honey, bradycardia, hypotension



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