Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences


Jellyfish stings are frequently reported marine animal envenomation worldwide. Jellyfish stings in the coastal regions of India are a major public health hazard. Jellyfish stings are known to produce mild to severe toxic effect based on the type of species. There is no specific data from India, but very few cases are reported from the coastal regions. The investigators report a case of jellyfish sting to a nine-year-old child from the coastal area of Udupi district, Karnataka.

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