TITLE

Invasive soft tissue streptococcal infection

AUTHOR(S)
Apgar, Barbara; Rivo, Marc L.
PUB. DATE
May 1995
SOURCE
American Family Physician;5/15/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p1739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews the pathogenesis, clinical features and suggested therapy of streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome, according to a study by Wolf and Rabinowitz, published in the January 1995 issue of the `Archives of Dermatology.' Association of the use of penicillin for treatment of the syndrome with clinical failures; Need for aggressive surgical debridement or amputation for control of invasive infection.
ACCESSION #
9506210218

 

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