Which conditions with arthritis and skin lesions are included in the differential diagnoses of gonorrhea?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Brian Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Answer

Other conditions to consider in a patient with arthritis and skin lesions include the following:

  • Meningococcemia
  • Hepatitis
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tenosynovitis (eg, de Quervain disease, infectious)
  • Other seronegative arthritides - Eg, ankylosing spondylitis, Sweet syndrome, and related dermal vasculitides

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