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Group A Streptococcal Necrotizing Fasciitis Associated with Chickenpox (Varicella Gangrenosa)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Varicella gangrenosa is a necrotizing fasciitis seen in patients with chickenpox. It is associated with a concurrent infection with Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A beta-hemolytic).

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