The case is reported of a young man with Fusobacterium necrophorum septicemia who developed cavernous sinus thrombosis, meningitis, carotid artery stenosis and stroke. This article presents the only reported case of arterial stroke in Lemierre's syndrome. Clinical presentation, diagnostic difficulty and treatment are discussed. © 2004 by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2003.10.013

Type

Journal article

Journal

Pediatric Neurology

Publication Date

01/04/2004

Volume

30

Pages

281 - 283