What are the signs and symptoms of septic gonococcal arthritis?

Updated: Jul 31, 2018
  • Author: Rachel Robbins, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Joint symptoms begin within days to weeks of gonococcal infection. [9] Patients may experience pain, redness, and swelling in 1 joint (or sometimes multiple joints), most commonly in a knee, wrist, ankle, or elbow. [1]


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