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[Lemierre's syndrome. Case report].

Authors
  • Lao Luque, J
  • Molina Utrilla, R
  • Lorente Guerrero, J
  • Mateu Vallverdú, F
  • Perelló Scherdel, E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anales otorrinolaringológicos ibero-americanos
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1993
Volume
20
Issue
6
Pages
599–605
Identifiers
PMID: 8135336
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The paper deals with a thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein, coming after a Plaut-Vincent's angina, associated to septic embolism of the lung. The syndrome was first described by Lemierre, in 1936. Together with a survey of the cases reported in the last ten years is made.

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