ID#: 15932
This scrotal abscess was initially thought to have been a case of syphilis, but after having performed a differential diagnosis, which included a test on the pus exuded from the lesion, it was determined to be due to group A Streptococcus (GAS) bacteria, or S. pyogenes.
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Creation Date: 1976
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