Lemierre syndrome

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What is Lemierre syndrome?

Lemierre's Syndrome is a disease typically caused by a bacteria called, fusobacterium necrophorum. It primarily affects young, healthy adults. The infection usually begins with a sore throat, followed by fever, sepsis, thrombosis, and abscesses that cause the infection to spread through the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with Lemierre syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Lemierre syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with Lemierre syndrome

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Who has Lemierre syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 0
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 2

These charts show data from Lemierre syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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