Fusobacterium Nucleatum

Microbiology

  • Member of Fusobacterium Genus (see Fusobacterium, [[Fusobacterium]])
    • Anaerobe

Clinical Manifestations

Otolaryngologic Manifestations

  • Dental Plaque/Periodontitis
    • Fusobacterium Nucleatum
  • Deep Neck Infection (see Deep Neck Infection, [[Deep Neck Infection]])
    • Fusobacterium Nucleatum: commonly isolated
  • Lemierre’s Syndrome (see Lemierre’s Syndrome, [[Lemierres Syndrome]])
    • Fusobacterium Nucleatum
    • Fusobacterium Necrophorum

Pulmonary Manifestations


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