Which complications should a physician be aware of in patients with group A streptococcal (GAS) infection?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Physicians must be aware and concerned about the potential for life-threatening complications presented by infection with group A streptococci (GAS). Even seemingly minor infections (eg, pharyngitis, impetigo) may lead to fatal TSS.

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