Aim: Although perianal streptococcal dermatitis PSD is well known in children, it has only rarely been documented in adults. The incidence and necessity for treatment may be underestimated. We have retrospectively identified adult patients with perianal streptococcal dermatitis. Method: Patients with streptococcal anal dermatitis were identified from a prospective office database. Treatment was with oral antibiotics according to the organism sensitivity. Additional concomitant anorectal disease was treated according to standard guidelines.
Perianal Strep: Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment, & PANDAS
Perianal Strep - Diagnosis - Prevention - Treatment - PANDAS
Sometimes, medical conditions are embarrassing, yet, they are all the more necessary to treat. Perianal strep is a contagious infection around the anus and rectum, typically only found in children under the age of This article will shed light on everything you need to know about Perianal Strep and Perianal Strep treatment. Your physician will likely prescribe antibiotics and encourage frequent handwashing after a perianal strep diagnosis. If you have any children, it is important to understand the precautions you need to take to prevent the spread of perianal strep.
Perianal streptococcal dermatitis
Perianal infectious dermatitis PID represents a superficial inflammation of the perianal skin, which is of bacterial origin classically, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. It also reports the first cases of Romanian children with PID. Multiple databases were subjected to systematic literature search from to April 30, to identify studies and case reports of children with PID.
Rarely, non-group A streptococcal and staphylococcal infections have been reported in adults. Men are more often affected than women. Group G Streptococcus is rarely the infective etiology of perianal streptococcal dermatitis. Treatments include oral amoxicillin, penicillin, erythromycin, and mupirocin ointment. Several conditions can mimic the presentation of perianal streptococcal dermatitis.