Gonococcal arthritis

Disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI); Disseminated gonococcemia; Septic arthritis - gonococcal arthritis

Gonococcal arthritis is inflammation of a joint due to a gonorrhea infection.

Gonococcal arthritis is a type of septic arthritis. This is inflammation of a joint due to a bacterial or fungal infection.

Gonoccocal arthritis

Gonoccocal arthritis is an infection, usually of a single joint, that occurs following infection with gonorrhea. If the strain of bacteria is not antibiotic-resistant, recovery is expected.

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