Conjunctivitis gonorrhoica szövodése Chlamydia trachomatis-infekcióval

Translated title of the contribution: Purulent keratoconjunctivitis due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis coinfection

Mariann Árvai, Eszter Ostorházi, Noémi Mihalik, Sarolta Kárpáti, Márta Marschalkó

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Abstract

Gonococcal conjunctivitis is a rare infection induced by Neisseria gonorrhoeae and it usually manifests as a hyperacute purulent conjunctivitis. Ocular access of the infectious secretion during sexual intercourse is the way of transmission among adults. Inclusion conjunctivitis caused by the serovars D-K of Chlamydia trachomatis also affects the sexually active population. Authors present a case of a 33-year-old homosexual man who was treated for late latent syphilis formerly. Clinical symptoms were yellow purulent discharge for 3 weeks without any urological or upper respiratory tract symptoms. Conjunctival Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infection was identified using cultures and polymerase chain reaction; pharyngeal swab culture and polymerase chain reaction showed positive results for both pathogens. The patient was probably under influence of party drugs at the time of sexual abuse when he became infected. After parenteral and oral cephalosporin and azithomycin therapy the patient had complete recovery within three weeks.

Translated title of the contributionPurulent keratoconjunctivitis due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis coinfection
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)834-837
Number of pages4
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Volume154
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2013

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