Recently the authors have noted a disturbing trend toward an increased incidence of necrotizing infections caused by non-group A streptococcal species. This article describes the typical clinical course of such an infection. Prompt surgical intervention, coupled with an antibiotic regimen aimed at mitigating exotoxin release, may be both limb-and life-preserving.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association|
|State||Published - 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine