Lemierre's syndrome presented with acute pancreatitis.
Garcia L, and Ito K. Lemierre's syndrome presented with acute pancreatitis. Acute Med Surg 2018; 5(2):173-176.
Acute Med Surg
Case: Lemierre's syndrome is a rare clinical condition that is characterized by infected internal jugular vein thrombosis with metastatic septicemia. The most common causative agent is
Outcome: The patient was treated with antibiotics for 6 weeks. Anticoagulation therapy was initiated.
Conclusion: We report a case of Lemierre's syndrome that presented as acute pancreatitis. The high index of suspicion of this disease is important for early diagnosis.