Transient ST segment elevation and left bundle branch block caused by mad-honey poisoning

@article{Sayn2012TransientSS,
  title={Transient ST segment elevation and left bundle branch block caused by mad-honey poisoning},
  author={Muhammet Raşit Sayın and Turgut Karabağ and Sait Mesut Doğan and Ibrahim Akpınar and Mustafa Aydın},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
  year={2012},
  volume={124},
  pages={278-281}
}
SummaryWe herein present a case of a 76-year-old male patient presented with transient ST segment elevation and left bundle branch block caused by mad-honey poisoning.ZusammenfassungWir beschreiben einen Fall eines 76-jährigen, männlichen Patienten mit vorübergehender ST-Hebung und Linksschenkelblock, die durch eine Vergiftung mit Grayana Toxin kontaminiertem Honig („Mad Honey“; von Bienen aus Rhododendron produziert) ausgelöst war. 
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