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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 671365, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/671365
Case Report

Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Pediatric Patient Caused by Lancefield Group G Streptococcus: Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature

1Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
2Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA

Received 21 June 2011; Revised 27 September 2011; Accepted 11 October 2011

Academic Editor: Dianne L. Atkins

Copyright © 2011 John Rausch and Marc Foca. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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