Gonococcal Meningitis

H. L. Taubin, L. Landsberg

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Abstract

THE incidence of gonococcal disease has shown a remarkable increase over the past decade. In Connecticut the case rate has risen from 61.4 eases per 100,000 in 1960 to 191.2 in 1969, an annual increase of 29 per cent.1 Gonococcal meningitis, although rarely diagnosed, is probably more common than generally appreciated, and may be expected to increase further with the rise in gonorrhea. Case Report T.S. (Y.N.H.H. 64–99–35), a 20-year-old woman previously in good health, was admitted to the hospital after 24 hours of fever and disorientation. Six months previously she had noted a skin rash and joint pains. Examination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)504-505
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume285
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 26 1971

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