Lemierre Syndrome - A Neuroophthalmological Approach

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Identifier Lemierre_Syndrome_2015
Title Lemierre Syndrome - A Neuroophthalmological Approach
Subject Lemierre-Syndrome, Fusobacterium necrophorum, septic thrombosis
Creator Vinzenz A. C. Vadasz, MD; Christina Gerth-Kahlert, MD; University Hospital of Zürich, Frauenklinikstrasse 24, 8091 Zürich, Switzerland
Description Case report of a twenty-two year old woman with double vision after tonsillitis, caused through multiples thrombosis by an infection with fusobacterium necrophorum known as the Lemierre-Syndrome. Fig. 1: Ocular motility at ICU (lying position) Fig. 2: white arrows show thrombosis of the right ophthalmic vein Fig. 3: white arrows show retropharyngeal mass Fig. 4: White arrows show thrombosis of the inner jugular veins Fig. 5: Brain-MRA shows fusiform aneurysm of the right internal carotic artery in the cavernous segment Fig. 6: Demonstrates palsy of the left abducens nerve Fig. 7: Demonstrates normal eye position and movement Fig. 8: Prof. Lemierre
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2015
Type Text; Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Created in Microsoft PowerPoint
Rights Management Copyright 2015. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6hx4nbb
Setname ehsl_novel_novel
Date Created 2015-07-01
Date Modified 2015-09-03
ID 187605
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6hx4nbb