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Description:This patient with diagnosed gonococcal urethritis presented with unilateral gonococcal conjunctivitis. See PHIL 16400, for the appearance of her eye 24 hours following treatment with 4.8 million units of aqueous procaine penicillin G (APPG) and probenicid.
If untreated N. gonorrhoeae bacteria may spread to the bloodstream, and thereby, throughout the body. The most common symptoms are then rash and joint pains, but other generalized symptoms may result as well such as conjunctivitis.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Joe Miller
Creation Date:1976
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Links:CDC - Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention: Gonorrhea
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