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An unusual presentation of gonococcal arthritis in an HIV positive patient.
  1. I S Strongin,
  2. S A Kale,
  3. M K Raymond,
  4. R L Luskin,
  5. G W Weisberg,
  6. J J Jacobs
  1. Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.


    A 27 year old, HIV positive, homosexual man was admitted for evaluation and treatment of acute oligoarticular arthritis. Gonococcal arthritis was found in a single hip and a single sternoclavicular joint, which is an unusual distribution for this bacterial pathogen.

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