group A streptococcal (GAS) necrotizing fasciitis

group A strep·to·coc·cal (GAS) nec·ro·tiz·ing fas·ci·i·tis

(grūp strep'tō-kok'ăl gas nek'rō-tīz-ing fash'ē-ī'tis)
A complication of infection with GAS in which the bacteria attack and destroy muscle tissue.