Title

Lemierre's syndrome presented with acute pancreatitis.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2018

Publication Title

Acute Med Surg

Abstract

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.

PubMed ID

29657730

Volume

5

Issue

2

First Page

173

Last Page

176

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