Lemierre's syndrome: what are the roles for anticoagulation and long-term antibiotic therapy?

@article{Bondy2008LemierresSW,
  title={Lemierre's syndrome: what are the roles for anticoagulation and long-term antibiotic therapy?},
  author={Peter C Bondy and Thomas Grant},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2008},
  volume={117 9},
  pages={679-83}
}
OBJECTIVES We wanted to describe what Lemierre's syndrome is and what risk factors may be involved, and to understand the roles, if any, of antibiotics and anticoagulants in the treatment of this syndrome. METHODS We performed a review of the pertinent literature regarding Lemierre's syndrome, as well as a review of otology, obstetrics and gynecology, and internal medicine literature looking at both anticoagulation and long-term antibiotic treatment for septic thrombosis. RESULTS The vast… CONTINUE READING

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