Lemierre's syndrome

Kirsch, David; Tighe, Devin; D'Antonio, Michael G.; Palacios, Enrique
December 2004
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec2004, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p806
Academic Journal
Focuses on a case of Lemierre's syndrome, characterized by thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein and a spreading infection, in a man who presented with exudative tonsilitis and high fever. Primary pathogen in Lemierre's syndrome; Treatment to minimize morbidity and mortality from Lemierre's syndrome; Results of the computed tomography of neck and chest.


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