Homer syndrome due to jugular vein thrombosis (Lemierre syndrome)

Habek, M; Petravié, D; Ozretié, D; Brinar, V V
March 2008
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2008, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p293
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 60-year old patient with Horner syndrome. The patient's treatment with metronidazple and cefuroxime axetil was initiated with good recovery, but despite the therapy, the Horner syndrome persisted. Subsequent investigations led the doctors to the correct diagnosis of jugular vein thrombosis due to Lemierre syndrome.


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