Magnetic resonance imaging results showed that she had a right meningococcal infarction (stroke of the brain).

Bee stings are painful, swollen and red, which is considered by the treating doctor to be the “culprit” of a stroke.

The immune system reacts to bee stings that cause vasoconstriction, blood clotting and ischemia, which in turn causes a stroke.

The patient is then actively treated, now practicing rehabilitation at the hospital.