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ALLMedicine™ Lemierre Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  67 results

Atypical thrombophlebitis patterns in head and neck infections.
The Neuroradiology Journal; George E, Callen AL et. al.

Mar 14th, 2023 - Thrombophlebitis is a known complication of head and neck infection, which can result in propagation of infected thrombi and associated complications. While antegrade/downstream propagation of thrombus is well described-the Lemierre syndrome-throm...

Atypical involvement of the thyro-linguo-facial vein in Lemierre syndrome.
BMJ Case Reports; Constans S, Bosshard T et. al.

Nov 16th, 2022 - Fusobacterium necrophorum is a Gram-negative anaerobic bacterium that can lead to severe infection in young patients even without immunodeficiency. Due to the length of time for isolation and speciation of this Gram-negative bacillus (typically 5-...

Atypical presentation of Lemierre syndrome in a young healthy man with acute jaundice.
BMJ Case Reports; King JP, Matthews L et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2022 - This report presents a case of Lemierre syndrome caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum in a healthy young adult who presented atypically with shortness of breath and jaundice but no clinical or diagnostic evidence of thrombophlebitis. Due to this un...

Septic Thrombophlebitis of the Internal Jugular Vein in an Immunocompromised Patient wi...
Transplantation Proceedings; Gomide LMES, Zarate Nissel MA et. al.

Jun 11th, 2022 - Lemierre syndrome is a rare complication of oropharyngeal infection, especially acute pharyngotonsillitis, associated with septicemia and thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (IJV). We present the case of a 52-year-old patient who underwe...

Internal Jugular Vein Thrombosis

Mar 8th, 2022 - Background Internal jugular (IJ) vein thrombosis refers to an intraluminal thrombus occurring anywhere from the intracranial IJ vein to the junction of the IJ and the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein. It is an underdiagnosed condit...

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News  2 results

A 43-Year-Old Man With Neck Swelling and Dyspnea

Feb 9th, 2016 - Discussion The patient's airway was compromised secondary to parapharyngeal abscess and cellulitis due to Haemophilus influenzae infection. Lemierre syndrome is a rare, interesting clinical entity wherein bacterial infection (specifically Fusobact...

History of IV Drug Abuse and Hemoptysis

Jul 14th, 2004 - Summary 44 year old with history of IV drug abuse and hemoptysis. (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) (Enlarge Image) Lemierre syndrome is defined as: Septic emboli originating from a pharyngeal infection Classic triad of mental retardation, hydroceph...

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