|Definition||A commensal bacterial infectious disease that is characterized by systemic sepsis, ulcerative or necrotic lesions and multisystem abscesses caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum. The disease often first presents as a severe tonsillitis or pharyngitis with high-grade fever and chills together with leukocytosis, cervical pain and neck swelling.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fusobacterium_necrophorum, http://www.bsac.org.uk/pyxis/head_and_Neck_Infections/Necrobacillosis/NecrobacillosisF.htm, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=necrobacillosis
acute sore throat [RELATED]
human necrobacillosis [EXACT]
Lemierre syndrome [EXACT]
postanginal sepsis [EXACT]