ID#: 16400
This image depicts a close view of a patient’s right eye, highlighting the symptoms that had manifested, due to the systemic dissemination of Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria in a case of gonococcal urethritis. Known as gonococcal conjunctivitis, note the presence of scleral erythema, 24-hours after having been treated with 4.8 million units of aqueous procaine penicillin G (APPG) and probenecid. See PHIL 3764 and 6784, for the appearance of her eye prior to treatment.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Joe Miller
Creation Date: 1976
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