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Streptococcal Intertrigo of the Cervical Folds in a Five-Month-Old Infant

Silverman, Robert A. MD*; Schwartz, Richard H. MD

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: August 2012 - Volume 31 - Issue 8 - p 872–873
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31825ba674
Brief Reports

We present a case of severe intertrigo in the neck of a 5-month-old infant. The cause was Streptococcus pyogenes.

From the *Section of Dermatology and Department of Pediatrics, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Falls Church, VA.

Accepted for publication April 21, 2012.

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

Address for Correspondence: Richard H. Schwartz, MD, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church, VA 22042. E-mail:

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.