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Suppurative Thrombophlebitis of the Internal Jugular Vein (Lemierre's Syndrome)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Hematology Oncology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Suppurative thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (Lemierre's Syndrome) is a rare but potentially lethal complication of infection in the oral cavity or neck.

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