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Lemierre syndrome

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Pediatric Disseminated Lemierre Syndrome in 2 Infants: Not Too Young for an Ancient Disease.
Last Updated: Apr 06, 2018

The Lemierre syndrome is characterized by an oropharyngeal infection, thrombosis of the internal jugular vein, and multiple septic metastases. Fusobacterium necrophorum is a common cause of it. The incidence is 0.6 to 2.3 cases per million with a mortality rate of 4% to 18%. Its fast ...

[A case with both infectious cavernous sinus thrombosis and Lemierre syndrome due to intraoral resident flora].
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015

The present report describes a 54-year-old woman with cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) presenting with fever, and marked periorbital swelling. There is a history of untreated periodontal disease. On initial examination, periorbital pain associated with bilateral blephaloptosis, chemosis, ...

Incomplete Lemierre syndrome.
Last Updated: Jan 06, 2015

An invasive Fusobacterium infection may originate from an apparent routine pharyngitis and lead to significant distant septic complications. Even without internal jugular thrombosis, the same mechanism of disease exists, and therefore, the same morbidity, prognosis, and treatments ...

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Lemierre syndrome" returned 39 free, full-text research articles. First few results:
Rare and life-threatening complication after an attempted lower third molar extraction: Lemierre syndrome.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2019

Lemierre's syndrome is also known as the forgotten disease, and is a rare but life-threatening complication that can arise after surgical extractions of infected mandibular third molars. Owing to its rarity, oral and maxillofacial surgeons might not immediately recognise or can underestimate ...

Senile Lemierre syndrome complicated with descending necrotizing mediastinitis: A case report.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2019

Senile patients with LS complicated with DNM are rarely seen in clinical practice, and extensive cervical incision and drainage plus administration of effective antibiotics are the basis for treatment. Currently, the treatment controversy mainly has focused on whether mediastinal ...

[The treatment of Lemierre syndrome associated with cervical necrotizing fascitis].
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2018

Lemierre syndrome is a rare, potentially fatal condition characterized by internal jugular vein thrombosis following an acute oropharyngeal infection, often accompanied with cervical necrotizing fasciitis. This paper reviews 5 cases of Lemierre syndrome with cervical necrotizing fasciitis, ...

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