Lemierres syndrome due to Klebsiella pneumoniae in a 63-year-old man with diabetes: a case report
Garbati MA et al. – A 63–year–old Saudi man who had had uncontrolled diabetes mellitus for 47 years presented to the facility with a five–day history of swelling on the right side of his neck and fever. The swelling progressively increased in size and was associated with pain, dysphagia, odynophagia, change of voice ('hot potato voice'), and reduced appetite. Abscess content culture and sensitivity testing revealed Klebsiella pneumoniae. However, blood culture results were repeatedly negative.