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postanginal sepsis

 

Definition: pharyngitis preceding fever, rigors, cervical adenopathy, internal jugular thrombophlebitis, distant abscesses, and liver involvement, due to Fusobacterium necrophorum.

Synonym(s): Lemmiere syndrome

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