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21. Lemierre's Syndrome with Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis (PubMed)

Lemierre's Syndrome with Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis 28381765 2018 11 13 1349-7235 56 7 2017 Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan) Intern. Med. Lemierre's Syndrome with Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis. 887-888 10.2169/internalmedicine.56.7878 Kobayashi Koichi K Department of Clinical Research, National Hospital Organization Tokyo National Hospital, Japan. Matsui Hirotoshi H eng Journal Article 2017 04 01 Japan Intern Med 9204241 0918-2918 2017 4 7 6 0 2017 4 7 6 0 2017 4 7 6 1 ppublish 28381765 10.2169

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2017 Internal Medicine

22. Septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein, a case of Lemierre's syndrome (PubMed)

Septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein, a case of Lemierre's syndrome An 18-year-old gentleman with a history of recurrent tonsillitis presented to the emergency room complaining of worsening sore throat. He was found to have a peritonisillar abscess, and imaging revealed a non-occlusive left internal jugular vein thrombosis. Lemierre's syndrome is a rare, potentially fatal condition characterized by internal jugular vein thrombosis with septicemia following an acute oropharyngeal

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2017 Intractable & rare diseases research

23. Lemierre's Syndrome Variant with External Jugular Vein Thrombosis (PubMed)

Lemierre's Syndrome Variant with External Jugular Vein Thrombosis 28502952 2018 11 13 1349-7235 56 10 2017 Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan) Intern. Med. Lemierre's Syndrome Variant with External Jugular Vein Thrombosis. 1271-1272 10.2169/internalmedicine.56.8179 Takiguchi Junji J Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Japan. Sakamoto Hirokazu H Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Japan. Inoue Nobutaka N Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe Rosai (...) Hospital, Japan. eng Journal Article 2017 05 15 Japan Intern Med 9204241 0918-2918 Lemierre syndrome external jugular vein group C streptococcus 2017 5 16 6 0 2017 5 16 6 0 2017 5 16 6 1 ppublish 28502952 10.2169/internalmedicine.56.8179 PMC5491832 Lancet Infect Dis. 2012 Oct;12(10):808-15 22633566

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2017 Internal Medicine

24. Lemierre's syndrome: forgotten, but not absent (PubMed)

Lemierre's syndrome: forgotten, but not absent Lemierre's syndrome is rare, with no known reported cases in the Caribbean thus far. We highlight a case of a young woman who presented with diabetic ketoacidosis precipitated by oral pharyngeal sepsis, whose condition rapidly deteriorated within 24 hours requiring ventilation and administration of antibiotics. Her sepsis was accompanied by internal jugular vein thrombosis in keeping with a diagnosis of Lemierre's syndrome, which was treated

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2017 BMJ case reports

25. Lemierre Syndrome After Tonsillectomy (PubMed)

Lemierre Syndrome After Tonsillectomy 29070428 2018 11 20 2018 11 20 1866-0452 114 40 2017 Oct 06 Deutsches Arzteblatt international Dtsch Arztebl Int Lemierre Syndrome After Tonsillectomy. 679 10.3238/arztebl.2017.0679 arztebl.2017.0679 Quast Daniel R DR Lotz Tanja A TA Breuer Thomas G K TGK eng Case Reports Journal Article Germany Dtsch Arztebl Int 101475967 1866-0452 0 Anti-Bacterial Agents IM Adolescent Anti-Bacterial Agents therapeutic use Female Fusobacterium necrophorum isolation (...) & purification Humans Lemierre Syndrome diagnosis drug therapy etiology Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult Tonsillectomy adverse effects 2017 10 27 6 0 2017 10 27 6 0 2018 11 21 6 0 ppublish 29070428 arztebl.2017.0679 10.3238/arztebl.2017.0679 PMC5963584

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2017 Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

26. Human Infection with Fusobacterium necrophorum without Jugular Venous Thrombosis: A Varied Presentation of Lemierre's Syndrome (PubMed)

Human Infection with Fusobacterium necrophorum without Jugular Venous Thrombosis: A Varied Presentation of Lemierre's Syndrome Lemierre's syndrome is also known as postangina septicemia, which is commonly caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum also known as Necrobacillus and also by other microorganisms like Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Peptostreptococcus, and Bacteroides. Though the disease starts as an upper respiratory tract infection, it may spread and cause thrombophlebitis of the internal

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2017 Case reports in infectious diseases

27. Brugada syndrome in a 4-year-old child with Lemierre syndrome—A case report (PubMed)

Brugada syndrome in a 4-year-old child with Lemierre syndrome—A case report Brugada syndrome is a rare arrhythmogenic disease with characteristic electrocardiogram (ECG) findings. Fever represents an important triggering factor. We report the case of a 4-year-old Saudi boy who was diagnosed with Lemierre syndrome and subsequently developed Brugada syndrome.

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2017 Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

28. Lemierre Syndrome Associated with Ipsilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy: A Case Report and Review (PubMed)

Lemierre Syndrome Associated with Ipsilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy: A Case Report and Review Lemierre syndrome (LS) is a rare life-threatening disease that is often caused by an acute oropharyngeal infection with a secondary thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein. LS rarely manifests as cranial nerve palsy. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case report of LS associated with recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy. A 66-year-old female presented to a dental clinic

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2016 NMC Case Report Journal

29. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a Cause of Lemierre's Syndrome. (PubMed)

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a Cause of Lemierre's Syndrome. Lemierre's syndrome (LS) or jugular vein suppurative thrombophlebitis is well described in literature. The organisms most often responsible are Fusobacterium necrophorum or anaerobic flora. We present a case of LS with an atypical microbiologic cause, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. We also present retrospective review of all LS cases from our institution and identified 2 additional children with LS

2016 Pediatric Infectious Dsease Journal

30. Lemierre’s syndrome

Lemierre’s syndrome Lemierre’s syndrome – PEMBlog Search for: Search for: Lemierre’s syndrome Why am I posting about this “zebra?” Well, Fusobacterium necrophorum infections may be more common in adolescents and young adults than previously suspected. There also seems to be a rise in the incidence of new diagnoses – and we are not sure why. Finally, it can make patients very sick, and it presents first like garden variety pharyngitis (think strep and mono). It should always be on your radar (...) in the ill adolescent with a history of sore throat, fever and neck pain. Lemierre’s syndrome is characterized by: A recent oropharyngeal infection Internal jugular venous thrombosis Isolation of anaerobic pathogens (classically Fusobacterium necrophorum ) Usual first clinical presentation of Lemierre syndrome via Karkos et al. Laryngoscope The classic cause is Fusobacterium necrophorum , a gram-negative anaerobe that is part of the normal oral, GI and female GU flora. There is a slight fame to male

2016 PEM Blog

31. Lemierre Syndrome of the Femoral Vein, Related to Fusobacterium necrophorum Abscess of Vastus Lateralis. (PubMed)

Lemierre Syndrome of the Femoral Vein, Related to Fusobacterium necrophorum Abscess of Vastus Lateralis. Lemierre syndrome is an uncommon, potentially lethal disorder combining acute oropharyngeal infection caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum, with jugular vein suppurative thrombosis, complicated by anaerobic sepsis with secondary multiple metastatic abscesses. Optimal treatment outcome with reduced or absence of sequelae can be achieved with early diagnosis.We present a clinical case (...) of Fusobacterium necrophorum abscess complicated with femoral vein thrombosis, called atypical localization of Lemierre syndrome. This uncommon disease was diagnosed on the basis of clinical, biological, and imaging tests, with a favorable outcome, after a well-orientated antibiotic and surgical course of therapy. WHY SHOULD AN EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN BE AWARE OF THIS?: Since its first description in 1936, Lemierre syndrome has been reported in locations other than its initial oropharyngeal site. Because optimal

2016 Journal of Emergency Medicine

32. Severe Sepsis Associated with Lemierre's Syndrome: A Rare but Life-Threatening Disease (PubMed)

Severe Sepsis Associated with Lemierre's Syndrome: A Rare but Life-Threatening Disease Background. The incidence of Lemierre's syndrome has increased in the past decade. This posttonsillitis complication may be life threatening. Case Presentation. A 19-year-old patient was admitted to Surgical Intensive Care Unit of a French University Hospital for high fever, low blood pressure, and haemoptysis following a sore throat episode. Blood analysis revealed a thrombopenia, an acute renal failure (...) , and an elevated lactate serum. Fusobacterium necrophorum was found in blood cultures. Computed tomography of the neck and lungs confirmed the diagnosis of Lemierre's syndrome: pleural effusions, bilateral lung infiltrates, and an internal jugular vein thrombosis. Fluid administration and antibiotic treatment were quickly initiated. Patient left the unit four days after his admission without any organ dysfunction. Conclusion. Lemierre's syndrome may lead to multiorgan dysfunction and should be rapidly

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2016 Case reports in critical care

33. Lemierre Syndrome

Lemierre Syndrome Lemierre Syndrome Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Lemierre Syndrome Lemierre Syndrome Aka: Lemierre (...) empiric treatment Avoid s s s VII. References Edson (2011) Internal Medicine, Mayo Conference, Kauai Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Lemierre Syndrome." Click on the image (or right click) to open the source website in a new browser window. Related Studies (from Trip Database) Related Topics in Throat Disease About FPnotebook.com is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency

2018 FP Notebook

34. Fusobacterium necrophorum Pharyngitis Complicated by Lemierre's Syndrome (PubMed)

Fusobacterium necrophorum Pharyngitis Complicated by Lemierre's Syndrome We report the case of an 18-year-old woman who was referred to our outpatient clinic because of a 2-week history of sore throat, high fever, and neck tenderness unresponsive to a 7-day amoxicillin/clavulanic acid course. Infectious mononucleosis was initially suspected, but an extremely high value of procalcitonin and clinical deterioration suggested a bacterial sepsis, prompting the patient admission to our internal (...) medicine ward. Blood cultures were positive for Fusobacterium necrophorum. CT scan detected a parapharyngeal abscess, a right internal jugular vein thrombosis, and multiple bilateral lung abscesses, suggesting the diagnosis of Lemierre's syndrome. The patient was treated with a 2-week course of metronidazole and meropenem with a gradual clinical recovery. She was thereafter discharged home with metronidazole and amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for 14 days and a 3-month course of enoxaparin, experiencing

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2016 Case reports in medicine

35. Efficacy of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for Lemierre syndrome. (PubMed)

Efficacy of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for Lemierre syndrome. 27079502 2017 02 20 2017 08 17 1532-8171 34 10 2016 Oct The American journal of emergency medicine Am J Emerg Med Efficacy of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for Lemierre syndrome. 2059.e3-2059.e5 S0735-6757(16)00244-8 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.03.040 Kubota Masayuki M Hitachi General Hospital, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Department, 2-1-1, Zyonan-cho, Hitachi-shi, Ibaraki, Japan, 3170077. Electronic (...) -49-6 Heparin NDU3J18APO edoxaban S4TF6I2330 Sulbactam IM Administration, Oral Ampicillin therapeutic use Anti-Bacterial Agents therapeutic use Anticoagulants therapeutic use Bacteremia complications drug therapy Factor Xa Inhibitors therapeutic use Female Heparin therapeutic use Humans Lemierre Syndrome complications drug therapy Middle Aged Pyridines therapeutic use Streptococcal Infections complications drug therapy Streptococcus pyogenes Sulbactam therapeutic use Thiazoles therapeutic use 2016

2016 American Journal of Emergency Medicine

36. Pediatric Disseminated Lemierre Syndrome in 2 Infants: Not Too Young for an Ancient Disease. (PubMed)

Pediatric Disseminated Lemierre Syndrome in 2 Infants: Not Too Young for an Ancient Disease. The Lemierre syndrome is characterized by an oropharyngeal infection, thrombosis of the internal jugular vein, and multiple septic metastases. Fusobacterium necrophorum is a common cause of it. The incidence is 0.6 to 2.3 cases per million with a mortality rate of 4% to 18%. Its fast evolution and the possibility of severe complications require a high index of suspicion for its diagnosis. We present 2 (...) infants with Lemierre syndrome. The younger case, a 6-month-old infant, was fully recovered. In the other side, and despite an aggressive therapy, an 18-month-old infant developed cerebral palsy. We also provide a short literature review with a focus on clinical presentation and differential diagnosis in order to initiate an early and adequate therapy.

2015 Pediatric Emergency Care

37. Bacterial sinusitis and its frightening complications: subdural empyema and Lemierre syndrome (PubMed)

Bacterial sinusitis and its frightening complications: subdural empyema and Lemierre syndrome The symptoms of a previously healthy 14-year-old female with an initial history of tooth pain and swelling of the left maxillary evolved to a progressive headache and altered neurological findings characterized by auditory hallucinations, sleep disturbances, and aggressiveness. She was brought to the emergency department after 21 days of the initial symptoms. An initial computed tomography (CT) scan

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2015 Autopsy & Case Reports

38. Extensive Bilateral Lemierre Syndrome due to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis in a Patient with Lung Adenocarcinoma (PubMed)

Extensive Bilateral Lemierre Syndrome due to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis in a Patient with Lung Adenocarcinoma Lemierre syndrome (LS) is a septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (IJV) following an oropharyngeal infection. LS is commonly caused by normal anaerobic flora and treated with appropriate antibiotics and anticoagulation therapy. Although the incidence of disease is very rare, 15% cases of LS are fatal even in the antibiotic era because of disseminated

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2015 Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases

39. Lemierre's syndrome - an unusual complication of otitis externa in a young, healthy female. (PubMed)

Lemierre's syndrome - an unusual complication of otitis externa in a young, healthy female. Lemierre's syndrome, which affects previously healthy, young adults, is a rare complication secondary to infections in the head and neck that result in septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein.This paper reports a case of a young, healthy female with malignant otitis externa, which resulted in the development of Lemierre's syndrome. A review of the relevant literature was also carried out (...) . This involved a search of the Medline database using multiple search terms including 'Lemierre', 'septic thrombophlebitis', 'otitis externa', 'internal jugular vein thrombosis' and 'management'.The patient presented with fever, left-sided otalgia, otorrhoea, neck swelling and pain. She was subsequently diagnosed with Lemierre's syndrome and managed accordingly.Lemierre's syndrome is a potentially fatal complication associated with significant morbidity. A high index of suspicion is required for prompt

2014 Journal of Laryngology & Otology

40. Extensive thoracolumbosacral vertebral osteomyelitis after Lemierre syndrome. (PubMed)

Extensive thoracolumbosacral vertebral osteomyelitis after Lemierre syndrome. To present a unique case of multilevel vertebral osteomyelitis after Lemierre syndrome.A previously healthy 27-year-old man presented in the Emergency Department in septic shock because of Lemierre syndrome for which he was subsequently treated with intravenous benzylpenicillin for 2 months. Two and a half months later, the patient was readmitted with severe back pain without neurological deficits or fever. Imaging (...) revealed an extensive vertebral osteomyelitis of the complete thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine.Although the blood cultures obtained at the initial admission for Lemierre syndrome revealed Fusobacterium species and Streptococcus milleri, the cultures from the spinal biopsies remained negative. Histology of the spinal biopsies showed a purulent sclerosing osteomyelitis. The patient was successfully treated with intravenous piperacillin and tazobactam. Despite persisting back pain, no recurrence

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2014 European Spine Journal

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