TITLE

Lemierre's syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Kirsch, David; Tighe, Devin; D'Antonio, Michael G.; Palacios, Enrique
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec2004, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p806
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15598972

 

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