West China Journal of Stomatology

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Internal jugular vein thrombosis with serious cervical necrotizing fasciitis: a case report

Chen Shujun, Chen Yuxuan, Zhao Linwei, Cui Chao.   

  1. Dept. of Stomatology, The 252nd Hospital of PLA, Baoding 071000, China
  • Received:2015-08-20 Revised:2015-12-18 Online:2016-04-01 Published:2016-04-01
  • Contact: Chen Shujun, E-mail: shujunchen001@163.com.


Cervical necrotizing fasciitis (CNF) is an aggressive infection associated with high mortality. Various complications have been described in previous literature. However, internal jugular vein thrombosis is rare in such lesions. We presented a case of internal jugular vein thrombosis caused by CNF and analyzed related literature.

Key words: necrotizing fasciitis, neck, internal jugular vein thrombosis