Cause Edit The bacteria causing the thrombophlebitis are anaerobic bacteria that are typically normal components of the microorganisms that inhabit the mouth and throat. Species of Fusobacterium , specifically Fusobacterium necrophorum , are most commonly the causative bacteria, but various bacteria have been implicated. Usually this infection is a pharyngitis which occurred in During the primary infection, F. The bacteria then invade the peritonsillar blood vessels where they can spread to the internal jugular vein.
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Lemierre Syndrome. StatPearls [Internet]. Indian J Crit Care Med. Lemierre syndrome: not so forgotten!. Am J Crit Care. Brook I. Fusobacterial head and neck infections in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.
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