Case Report: Perianal Streptococcal Infection | MDedge Emergency Medicine - perianal strep infection in adult males

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Adult Perianal Streptococcal Dermatitis perianal strep infection in adult males


We have retrospectively identified adult patients with perianal streptococcal dermatitis. Men over 60 years of age more often required no further anorectal treatment compared It is mainly caused by group B β-haemolysing Streptococcus.

Streptococcal perianal disease was initially described by Amren et al. in [1x 1Amren, Throat swabs from the patient's two children yielded S. pyogenes. .. CG, Martinez, R, and Franco, A. Streptococcal balanitis in a healthy adult male.

Perianal dermatitis caused by Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus has been recognized in children, in particular boys between the ages of 7.