Streptococcus pyogenes as the cause of vulvovaginitis and balanitis in children.


BACKGROUND Streptococcus pyogenes (group A Streptococcus) is the etiological agent of perineal infection in children, consisting of perianal infection, vulvovaginitis and balanitis. If it is not properly diagnosed and treated, it can persist for many months and can cause severe complications. Furthermore, treatment with penicillin can be followed by… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ped.13169


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