Thomas Skov Randrup

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Lemierre syndrome is a rare complication of acute tonsillitis. It is caused by the anaerobic bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum and is characterized by bacteremia and septic thrombosis of the internal jugular vein. Dissemination of septic emboli may occur. The diagnosis can be difficult since different organs can be involved. We discuss a case of Lemierre(More)
Adenotonsillectomy is a commonly performed procedure in otorhinolaryngology departments. A rare complication is cervicofacial subcutaneous emphysema, that often resolves spontaneously, but may progress to obstruct upper airways or spread to the thorax causing pneumomediastinum or pneumothorax and impair cardiorespiratory function. A case of cervicofacial(More)
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