Lesions caused by Africanized honeybee stings in three cattle in Brazil

  title={Lesions caused by Africanized honeybee stings in three cattle in Brazil},
  author={Saulo Andrade Caldas and Fl{\'a}vio Augusto Soares Graça and J{\'u}lia Soares Monteiro de Barros and M{\'a}rcia Farias Rolim and Tiago da Cunha Peixoto and Paulo Vargas Peixoto},
  booktitle={Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases},
We report three cases of stings by Africanized bees in cattle in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Erythema, subcutaneous edema, necrosis accompanied by skin detachment, and subsequent skin regeneration were observed, especially on the head and dewlap. Histopathological examinations performed 45 days later revealed complete skin reepithelialization with moderate dermal fibrosis. The clinical picture and differential diagnosis are discussed in the present manuscript, with a focus on… CONTINUE READING
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