A suspected case of systemic envenomation syndrome in a soldier returning from Iraq: implications for Special Forces Operations.

@article{Schfer2010ASC,
  title={A suspected case of systemic envenomation syndrome in a soldier returning from Iraq: implications for Special Forces Operations.},
  author={Christopher Niels Sch{\"a}fer and Lars Ravnborg Nissen and Lars Thesbjerg Kofoed and Frank Hansen},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={175 5},
  pages={
          375-8
        }
}
Upon returning to Denmark from a mission in Baghdad, Iraq, under Operation Iraqi Freedom, a 45-year-old Danish Special Forces soldier experienced serious and unexplainable symptoms after being stung by an arthropod. The soldier sought medical attention in an emergency department at a public hospital, where he was diagnosed with an allergic reaction to a wasp, bee, or mosquito sting, animals that are commonly found in Denmark. After a short period of observation, he was prescribed antihistamines… CONTINUE READING

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