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Group A StreptococcusAssociated Digital Arterial Thrombosis

Yoo, Michael Sungwon MD; Heacock, Daniel G. MMSc

Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000149
Case Reports

Abstract: Group A Streptococcus has emerged as an increasingly prevalent cause of invasive skin and soft tissue infections. We report the case of a 41-year-old man who presented with a necrotic index finger. To our knowledge, this is the first case of unexplained digital arterial thrombosis in the setting of group A Streptococcus cellulitis.

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From the Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

Correspondence to: Michael Sungwon Yoo, MD, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 20 York St, CB 2041, New Haven, CT 06510. E-mail:

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.