A 48-year-old man presented with a headache and disorientation after multiple wasp stings. Following admission, he developed seizures and was intubated. We provisionally diagnosed wasp sting-related allergic encephalitis and treated this with intravenous methylprednisolone and intravenous immunoglobulin. He recovered uneventfully over several days.
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Contributors BVM collected all the data, wrote the article and takes responsibility for the article.
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Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned. Externally peer reviewed by Emma Tallantyre, Cardiff, UK.