Lemierre's Syndrome and Pharyngitis

Ferris, Mary Elina
January 2010
Internal Medicine Alert;1/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p4
In this article the author discusses the risk of pharyngitis that may lead to Lemierre's syndrome.


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