group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis

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

a severe and often fulminant toxic complication of infection with group A β-hemolytic streptococci in which superficial fascia and underlying muscle tissue are rapidly destroyed.
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Group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis following varicella in children: case reports and review.
Group A streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis complicating primary varicella: a series of fourteen patients.