What are the complications of group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes (GABHS) pharyngitis?

Updated: Apr 06, 2020
  • Author: Udayan K Shah, MD, FACS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Complications specific to group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes (GABHS) pharyngitis are scarlet fever, rheumatic fever, septic arthritis, and glomerulonephritis.


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