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Complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Complications list for Group A Streptococcal Infections:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Group A Streptococcal Infections includes:

See also the symptoms of Group A Streptococcal Infections and Group A Streptococcal Infections: Introduction.

Complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections:

GAS can cause focal infections, which are limited to a particular site.  These include pneumonia, abscess of tissues near the tonsils, joint infections (septic arthritis), bone infections (osteomyelitis), peritonitis, and meningitis. Bacteremia can be associated with these infections, but it is not always present. Treatment depends on the specific clinical findings. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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About complications:

Complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Group A Streptococcal Infections. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Group A Streptococcal Infections and complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections is unclear or arbitrary.

 

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