hornet sting


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hornet sting

A sting from a wasp of the family Vespidae.
See: hymenoptera sting
See also: sting
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There were 2 reported cases of atrial flutter/ fibrillation after hornet sting; however both patients were older and had associated left atrial abnormalities (2, 4).
Bee, wasp, and hornet stings are painful but are not usually life- threatening.
Hornet stings are more painful than typical wasp stings because of their venom.