Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V07170571
Contact with jellyfish led to intermittent severe hypertension
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 dermatitis, 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.