Lemierre Syndrome: A case of a rarely isolated microorganism, Staphylococcus auerus


Ceylan B. G. , Yavuz L. , BAYDAR Ç. L. , TÜZ M. , Eroglu F., Kiris I. , ...Daha Fazla

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, cilt.15, sa.3, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR

Özet

Background: Lemierre syndrome is an extremely rare complication of mild-to-moderate pharyngeal infections that causes septic embolization to the lungs and Other distant sites. One-third of cases present a polymicrobial bacteremia, although the most isolated microorganism is Fusobacterium necrophorum. A case of postanginal sepsis caused by a rarely isolated microorganism, Staphylococcus auerus, in a geriatric patient. is reported.