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joint space infection in humans caused by disseminated Neisseria gonorrhoeae; characteristically monarticular, but may be polyarticular.
Synonym(s): gonorrheal arthritis
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gonococcal arthritisInfectious disease The most common cause of inflammatory monoarthritis in young adults, caused by N gonorrhoeae Clinical Asymmetric polyarthralgia of knee, elbow, wrist, metacarpophalangeal, ankle joints Management Penicillin. See Gonorrhea, Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
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gon·o·coc·cal ar·thri·tis(gon'ō-kok'ăl ahr-thrī'tis)
Joint space infection in humans caused by disseminated Neisseria gonorrhoeae; characteristically monarticular, but may be polyarticular.
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gonococcal arthritisJoint inflammation occurring as a consequence of an infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
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