Gonococcal osteomyelitis. Case report and review of the literature.


Journal Article (Review)

We report the 11th case of gonococcal osteomyelitis in the postantibiotic era. This case demonstrates the classic presentation of osteomyelitis associated with gonorrhea, a subacute illness with minimal systemic symptoms. In addition, we present radiologic evidence of the pathogenesis of this unusual osteomyelitis from a contiguous joint infection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ingram, CW; Nichole, B; Martinez, S; Corey, GR

Published Date

  • January 1, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 151 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 177 - 179

PubMed ID

  • 1985594

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1985594

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9926

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinte.151.1.177


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States