Septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein

F. Tovi

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Septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein is a rare condition with diverse etiologies. The significance of the systemic effects of this condition far exceeds its local implications. Complications occur frequently and may be life threatening. The pathogenesis, histologic features, clinical and imaging aspects of this entity, based on a series of 13 patients, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-253
Number of pages4
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • CT
  • Head and neck imaging
  • Jugular vein
  • Parapharyngeal infections
  • Post-anginal sepsis
  • Septic thrombophlebitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering


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