A case of gonococcemia in a female patient with fever, arthritis, and characteristic cutaneous manifestations is presented. Similar findings were noted in the patient's husband, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae was cultured from both partners. Gram-negative diplococci were seen in histopathologic sections of a typical skin lesion. The subject of cutaneous manifestations of gonococcemia is reviewed.
ACKERMAN AB, MILLER RC, SHAPIRO L. Gonococcemia and Its Cutaneous Manifestations. Arch Dermatol. 1965;91(3):227–232. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600090035006
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