The Lemierre syndrome
: suppurative thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein secondary to oropharyngeal infection.
Jugular vein thrombosis (JVT) was previously reported in MOE (5) and other conditions such as Lemierre syndrome
, invasive fungal infection, or any inflammatory process including otitis media.
Clinical images: Lemierre syndrome
: The forgotten disease ?
The evolution of Lemierre syndrome
: report of 2 cases and review of the literature.
being caused by an organism that is not usually found in oral cavity is an interesting finding.
Vieira, "A review of Lemierre syndrome
," Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
and unexpected death in childhood.
Rudolph et al., "Increased diagnosis of Lemierre syndrome
and other Fusobacterium necrophorum infections at a children's hospital," Pediatrics, vol.
A case of Lemierre Syndrome
. Annals of Saadi Medicine, 29(1), 58-60.
following oropharyngeal infection: A case series.
: a pediatric case series and review of literature.
or postanginal sepsis (necrobacillosis) is characterized by septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (IJV) with frequent metastatic infections, usually due to anaerobic organisms.