Perianal streptococcal infection in Adult
Accompanying symptoms may include perianal pruritus. Changes in bowel movements may also occur and may include painful defecation, blood noted in stools, or anal leakage of stool leading to constantly soiled undergarments. Systemic symptoms are absent.
Perianal streptococcal infection may be preceded by pharyngitis and can be a trigger for classic, inverse, or guttate psoriasis.
A49.1 – Streptococcal infection, unspecified site
K62.89 – Other specified diseases of anus and rectum
238412006 – Perianal streptococcal infection of newborn
402709000 – Infective dermatosis of perianal skin
402937004 – Streptococcal infection of skin
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls