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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-48

Gonorrhoea presenting as red eye: Rare case


Department of Dermatology, Saham Hospital, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Pramod Kumar
Department of Dermatology, Saham Hospital, Post Box-582, PC-319
Oman
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.93828

PMID: 22529456

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Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease marked by urethritis in males; it may also be transmitted to other organs through contact with infected genital secretions or urine, although rare in this era of modern antibiotics and rapid diagnostic tools. It could pose a difficult situation when we encounter emerging resistant strains. This paper reports a male who presented initially with unilateral gonococcal conjunctivitis contracted via autoinoculation and was found out to be suffering from gonococcal urethritis.


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