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Lemierre's Syndrome

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Background

  • Occurs after/during an oropharyngeal infection complicated by
    • Internal jugular thrombosis
    • Septicemia
    • Septic emboli to the lungs

Pathophysiology

  • Thrombosis is due to endothelial dysfunction caused by inflammatory factors from the localized infection

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Created by:
John Kiel on 3 July 2019 16:27:46
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3 July 2019 16:29:06
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