A 12-year-old girl with pharyngitis, meningitis and sinovenous thrombosis

Jaremko, Jacob L.; Kirton, Adam; Brenner, Jennifer L.
October 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/14/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p811
Academic Journal
Presents the case of a 12-year-old girl with pharyngitis, meningitis and sinovenous thrombosis. Initial diagnosis; Treatment given; Analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid; Discussion on Lemierre syndrome.


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