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Table 4 Clinical symptoms of bee sting victims in Campina Grande, Paraíba state, between 2007 and 2012 (n = 459)

From: Epidemiology of bee stings in Campina Grande, Paraíba state, Northeastern Brazil

Clinical symptoms
Local symptoms n % Systemic symptoms n %
Pain 410 55.2% Vagal manifestations 20 66.7%
Edema 295 39.8% Neurological manifestations 6 20%
Itching 14 1.9% Myolytic manifestations 2 6.7%
Paresthesia 7 1% Pain 1 3.3%
Ecchymosis 7 1% Arterial hypotension 1 3.3%
Erythema 7 1%    
Headache 1 0.1%    
Necrosis 1 0.1%