Lemierre's syndrome after evacuation of the uterus: a case report
Article first published online: 6 MAR 2014
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Clinical Case Reports
Volume 2, Issue 2, pages 60–61, April 2014
How to Cite
Clinical Case Reports 2014; 2(2): 60–61
- Issue published online: 9 APR 2014
- Article first published online: 6 MAR 2014
- Manuscript Accepted: 25 JAN 2014
- Manuscript Revised: 21 JAN 2014
- Manuscript Received: 4 NOV 2013
- Fusobacterium necrophorum;
- Lemierre's syndrome;
- surgical abortion
Key Clinical Message
Even minor surgical interventions can have serious complications. Lemierre's syndrome is rare and to our best knowledge never before described after gynecological surgery; however, it should be considered in case of rapidly developing respiratory problems after even simple surgical procedures.