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Lemierre's syndrome

Lemierre's syndrome: Introduction

Lemierre's syndrome: A very rare condition where a throat infection leads to secondary infection and blood clot formation in the internal jugular vein. The infected blood clot can then travel to other parts of the body and cause problems. The usual bacterial culprit is Fusobacterium necrophorum. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lemierre's syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Lemierre's syndrome

Treatments for Lemierre's syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Lemierre's syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Lemierre's syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Lemierre's syndrome

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Lemierre's syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lemierre's syndrome

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Lemierre's syndrome: Animations

Prognosis for Lemierre's syndrome

Prognosis for Lemierre's syndrome: prompt treatment is needed to prevent complications and possible death

Research about Lemierre's syndrome

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