Lemierre syndrome causing bilateral cavernous sinus thrombosis

Brooke Miller, Yousuf Khalifa, Steven E. Feldon, Deborah I Friedman

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Abstract

Lemierre syndrome is an uncommon septic thrombophlebitis of the veins of the head and the neck usually occurring after a severe oropharyngeal infection. Although subsequent septic emboli most commonly affect distant sites, such as the lungs and joints, the authors present a case of Lemierre syndrome causing bilateral cavernous sinus syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-344
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology

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