Lemierre syndrome-should we anticoagulate? A case report and review of the literature.

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Lemierre syndrome is an uncommon condition classically described in acute oropharyngeal infection with septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein and metastatic septic embolism particularly to the lungs. It is commonly described in young healthy adults with isolation of Fusobacterium necrophorum. We describe a case of Lemierre syndrome in a 50… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1336828

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@article{Phua2013LemierreSW, title={Lemierre syndrome-should we anticoagulate? A case report and review of the literature.}, author={Chee Kiang Phua and Veerendra M Chadachan and Ranadip Acharya}, journal={The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc}, year={2013}, volume={22 2}, pages={137-42} }