Annales françaises de médecine d'urgence

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 35–37 | Cite as

Syndrome de Lemierre

Cas Clinique / Case Report
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Lemierre’s disease

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Praticien hospitalier contractuelhôpital Necker Enfants MaladesParisFrance

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