Transplant Proc 2022 Jun 7. Epub 2022 Jun 7.
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Clinical Hospital of the Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil; Department of General Surgery, Clinical Hospital of the Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
Lemierre syndrome is a rare complication of oropharyngeal infection, especially acute pharyngotonsillitis, associated with septicemia and thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein (IJV). We present the case of a 52-year-old patient who underwent liver transplantation and returned with symptoms of pain, redness and left cervical bulging 1 month after surgery. After investigation, the diagnosis of septic thrombophlebitis of the IJV was made. Read More