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Lemierre Syndrome Summary

Description: A superinfection of the damaged oropharyngeal mucosa by FUSOBACTERIUM NECROPHORUM leading to the secondary septic THROMBOPHLEBITIS of the internal jugular vein.

Also Known As: Lemierre Disease; Lemierre's Disease; Lemierre's Syndrome; Postanginal Sepsis; Disease, Lemierre Show All >>

Networked: 74 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lemierre Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 33 results : IBA
  2. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 1
  3. meropenem (Merrem) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 2 Generic
  4. Fosfomycin : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  5. Carbon Monoxide : 5 results : IBA
  6. Methicillin (Metin) : 4 results : FDA 2
  7. Metronidazole (Metric) : 3 results : FDA 70 Generic
  8. Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2) (Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav) : 1 result : FDA 1
  10. Enoxaparin (Lovenox) : 1 result : FDA 2 Generic
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Diseases Related to Lemierre Syndrome

  1. Brain Abscess (Abscess, Brain)
  2. Infection
  3. Thrombosis (Thrombus)
  4. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  5. Abscess
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Key Therapies for Lemierre Syndrome

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  1. Catheters : 2 results
  2. Tonsillectomy : 2 results
  3. Critical Care : 2 results
  4. Laryngoscopes : 1 result
  5. Salvage Therapy : 1 result
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