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Synonyms for streptococcal

of or relating to or caused by streptococci

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Perianal streptococcal dermatitis (PSD) typically affects children 6 months to 10 years old and is usually caused by group A BHS (GABHS) with the species name Streptococcus pyogenes (2, 3).
Perianal streptococcal dermatitis in adults: its association with pruritic anorectal diseases is mainly caused by group B Streptococci.
Randomized, comparative efficacy trial of oral penicillin versus cefuroxime for perianal streptococcal dermatitis in children.
Perianal streptococcal dermatitis occurs mostly in children between 6 months and 10 years of age, although cases in adults have been reported.
While the condition was once referred to as "perianal cellulitis," the indolent nature of the infection and the related itching lent support to the more common description of perianal streptococcal dermatitis.
Up to 92% of the cases of perianal streptococcal dermatitis involve positive pharyngeal cultures for GABHS, even in the absence of pharyngeal symptoms.