[An rare complication of scarlet fever : invasive group A streptococcal infection with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome].
Rev Med Liege 2017 Mar;72(3):132-137
Service de Pédiatrie, CHU de Liège, Site NDB, Liège, Belgique.
Invasive Group A Streptococcus infections and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome are rare complications of common diseases in children such as scarlet fever or impetigo. These invasive diseases are particulary challenging because of their rapid progression and the lack of predisposing factors in most cases. Prompt diagnosis and treatment are mandatory to reduce the mortality associated with these severe diseases. Read More