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Lemierre Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lemierre Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.388.350.700
C07.550.174
C09.775.262
C14.907.355.830.925.770.500
C14.907.617.718.788.500
C14.907.940.740.910.500
Unique ID
D057831
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057831
Scope Note
A superinfection of the damaged oropharyngeal mucosa by FUSOBACTERIUM NECROPHORUM leading to the secondary septic THROMBOPHLEBITIS of the internal jugular vein.
Entry Term(s)
Lemierre Disease
Lemierre's Disease
Lemierre's Syndrome
Postanginal Sepsis
Previous Indexing
Fusobacterium Infections (1984-2010)
Pharyngitis (1991-2010)
Thrombophlebitis (1989-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Lemierre Syndrome Preferred
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