Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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FREY, Marcos Noronha; IOPPI, Ana Elisa Empinotti; BONAMIGO, Renan Rangel and PRADO, Guilherme Pinheiro. Streptococcus agalactie involved in the etiology of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.6, pp. 1205-1207. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000600025.
Streptococcus agalactiae is an important microorganism involved in a number of conditions in pregnant women, newborns, elderly people (over 65 years of age) and individuals with chronic disabling illnesses. This pathogen is infrequently found among patients outside this age range or clinical profile(1-5) and is rarely reported in the etiology of sexually transmitted diseases. Here we describe a case of an otherwise healthy 19 year-old male, who presented with ulcerative genital and oral lesions in association with urethral and ocular discharge, suggestive of Streptococcus agalactiae infection acquired through sexual contact.
Keywords : Úlceras orais; Oral ulcer; Sexually transmitted diseases; Skin ulcer; Streptococcus agalactiae; Urethritis.