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Internal and Emergency Medicine

, Volume 14, Issue 8, pp 1339–1340 | Cite as

Lemierre’s syndrome: a possible cause of neck pain

  • Yu-Chang Liu
  • Wei-Jing LeeEmail author
CE - MEDICAL ILLUSTRATION
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Supplementary material

Supplementary file1 Doppler ultrasound of the right neck (probe sliding down from upper to lower neck) showed a longitudinal occlusive thrombus within the lumen of the right internal jugular vein (MP4 1138 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineChi-Mei Medical CenterTainanTaiwan

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