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Dr. Willoughby Discusses Cases Where Strep Throat Leads to Toxic Shock, Death
In an article in Everyday Health, Dr. Rodney Willoughby (Pediatrics – Infectious Disease) discusses rare cases in which the bacteria responsible for causing strep throat — group A Streptococcus — can penetrate beyond the superficial surfaces of the body and lead to necrotizing fasciitis, toxic shock syndrome, and even death.
Everyday Health, June 8, 2012