Six infants with streptococcal submandibular cellulitis and bacteremia were managed in our institution during a seven-month period. Five uncomplicated cases were caused by group B β-hemolytic Streptococcus, and one rapidly progressive case of Ludwig's angina was caused by group A Streptococcus. Recognition of this characteristic clinical infection may be beneficial in the management of such patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health