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The Lemierre syndrome - a neuroophthalmological approach


Vadasz, Vinzenz A C; Gerth-Kahlert, Christina (2015). The Lemierre syndrome - a neuroophthalmological approach. Utah: Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah.

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

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Item Type:Scientific Publication in Electronic Form
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Ophthalmology Clinic
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2015
Deposited On:24 Sep 2015 07:08
Last Modified:30 Sep 2017 10:16
Publisher:Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Additional Information:Published in: The Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library - A discipline specific, open access repository of digital materials (images, video, lectures, articles and animations), to be used for educational and research purposes by health care professionals, educators, patients, and students.
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/EHSL-NOVEL/id/2274
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