Gonorrheal keratoderma with generalized lesions is of sufficient interest to warrant the subjoined report.
T. M., aged 29, single, a clerk, entered Cook County Hospital on June 23, 1922, with a urethral discharge and a painful swelling of several joints. Six weeks before entrance, he first noticed the urethral discharge accompanied by the usual symptoms of an acute gonorrheal urethritis. One week later the discharge stopped, and the right shoulder joint became painful on motion and tender to the touch. Two days later pain and swelling commenced in the jaw on the right side, and similar symptoms developed in the right knee and ankle. His past history was negative. The left limb was amputated at the thigh early in life, following an accident.
At the time of admission the temperature was 101 F., the pulse rate 78, and respiration 20. The patient was a well
STILLIANS AW, ZEISLER EP. GONORRHEAL KERATODERMA: REPORT OF A CASE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;8(3):393–401. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360150070006
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