GERALD L. SPRINGER, M.D.
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On 29 september 1974 a 29-year-old man came to our emergency room complaining of a generalized pruritic rash, tightness in his chest, and apprehensiveness. These symptoms had suddenly appeared while he was working and drinking beer outdoors. He stated his symptoms were similar to those he had had a year previously after being stung by a yellow jacket. He was unaware of having been stung by a bee on this day. He had no history of other allergies.
At examination he was apprehensive and had a generalized erythematous rash with scattered urticarial lesions. His vital signs were normal except for
SPRINGER GL. Yellow Jackets in Beer. Ann Intern Med. ;82:229. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-2-229
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(2):229.
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