Cause Edit The bacteria causing the thrombophlebitis are anaerobic bacteria that are typically normal components of the microorganisms that inhabit the mouth and throat. Species of Fusobacterium , specifically Fusobacterium necrophorum , are most commonly the causative bacteria, but various bacteria have been implicated. Usually this infection is a pharyngitis which occurred in During the primary infection, F. The bacteria then invade the peritonsillar blood vessels where they can spread to the internal jugular vein.
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Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic. We remove all identifying information when posting a question to protect your privacy. If you do not want your question posted, please let us know. Lemierre Syndrome. StatPearls [Internet]. Indian J Crit Care Med. Lemierre syndrome: not so forgotten!. Am J Crit Care. Brook I. Fusobacterial head and neck infections in children.
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May, ; 39 5 Lemierre syndrome associated with 12th cranial nerve palsy--a case report and review. September, ; 77 9 Johannesen KM, Bodtger U. Infect Drug Resist. September 14, ;
Síndrome de Lemierre
Síndrome de Lemierre: síntomas, tratamientos y pronóstico