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Necrotizing fasciitis and septic shock due to streptococcal toxic shock syndrome in an elderly patient: A case report
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  • Akiko Kurachi,
  • Yusuke Ishida,
  • Koichi Nakazawa,
  • Toshio Okada,
  • Takumi Kishida,
  • Hiroyuki Uchino
Akiko Kurachi
Tokyo Medical University
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Yusuke Ishida
Tokyo Medical University
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Koichi Nakazawa
Tokyo Medical University
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Toshio Okada
Tokyo Medical University
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Takumi Kishida
Tokyo Medical University
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Hiroyuki Uchino
Tokyo Medical University
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Abstract

Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) has a high mortality rate, and most patients die within a few days of onset. We report an elderly patient with STSS, necrotizing fasciitis and septic shock caused by group G Streptococcus (GGS) who was successfully treated with multidisciplinary therapy.
31 Jul 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
01 Aug 2022Assigned to Editor
01 Aug 2022Submission Checks Completed
02 Aug 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned