Lemierre's syndrome; a rare cause of septic arthritis.

Abstract

Lemierre's syndrome is a rare condition characterised by pharyngitis leading to septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein. Complications include pulmonary septic emboli, septic arthritis and disseminated intravascular coagulation. The authors present a case of a healthy woman aged 25 years with septic arthritis of the shoulder due to this unusual… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-220110

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