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Lemierre syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Lemierre postanginal sepsis
  • Necrobacillosis
  • Oropharyngeal infection leading to secondary septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein
  • Postanginal sepsis secondary to orophyngeal infection
  • Septic phlebitis of the internal jugular vein
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Lemierre postanginal sepsis
  • Necrobacillosis
  • Oropharyngeal infection leading to secondary septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein
  • Postanginal sepsis secondary to orophyngeal infection
  • Septic phlebitis of the internal jugular vein
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.