Kontakt med gopler udløste forstyrelse i elles velreguleret hypertension

Translated title of the contribution: Contact with jellyfish led to intermittent severe hypertension

Carina Kirstine Klarskov, Connie Bondo Dydensborg


Jellyfish is the number one cause of human pathologies due to contact with marine organisms. Jellyfish stings can cause a vast number of symptoms in humans like contact derma-titis, itching, pain, cardiovascular problems, anaphylaxis, and even death. This case report is about a 72-year-old woman with intermittent severe hypertension after being stung by jellyfish. Because of tourism and jellyfish migration the prevalence of patients with symptoms after jellyfish stings is increasing.

Translated title of the contributionContact with jellyfish led to intermittent severe hypertension
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number15
Pages (from-to)1333-1334
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes


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