What are possible complications of the treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis?

Updated: Apr 06, 2020
  • Author: Udayan K Shah, MD, FACS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Treatment of suspected streptococcal pharyngitis with appropriate antibiotics may lead to complications, such as acute rheumatic fever and glomerulonephritis.


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