Lemierre's Syndrome with Spondylitis and Pulmonary and Gluteal Abscesses Associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia

 Lemierre's syndrome, a systemic anaerobic infection caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum, is characterized by an acute oropharyngeal infection, septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular veins, sepsis, and multiple metastatic infections. It commonly leads to pulmonary parenchymal abscesses and occasionally to septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, or liver… (More)