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Gonococcal Vulvovaginitis


Presentation

  • Accordingly, this two-volume comprehensive presentation of infectious diseases involving the male and female reproductive systems promises to be a major contribution in this field and to fill a much-needed vacuum.[books.google.com]
  • It presents the historical background and achievements of the early venereologists through to the current venereologists' fight against HIV.[books.google.de]
  • Both parents presented gonorrhea, urethritis for the father and vaginitis for the mother.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
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  • […] spondylopathy A54.42 Gonococcal arthritis A54.43 Gonococcal osteomyelitis A54.49 Gonococcal infection of other musculoskeletal tissue A54.5 Gonococcal pharyngitis A54.6 Gonococcal infection of anus and rectum A54.8 Other gonococcal infections A54.81 Gonococcal meningitis[healthprovidersdata.com]
  • […] musculoskeletal tissue Inclusion term(s): Gonococcal bursitis Gonococcal myositis Gonococcal synovitis Gonococcal tenosynovitis A54.5 Gonococcal pharyngitis A54.6 Gonococcal infection of anus and rectum A54.8 Other gonococcal infections A54.81 Gonococcal meningitis[icd10coded.com]
  • Examination for clinical evidence of endocarditis and meningitis should be performed.[cdc.gov]

Workup

Neisseria Gonorrhoeae
  • Abstract In this retrospective review of 16 children with vulvovaginitis due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the authors attempt to estimate the incidence of this infection and to ascertain the routes of transmission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae may be one of the causative agents. Since N. gonorrhoeae is a common sexually transmitted disease, sexual abuse should be considered in the pediatric setting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Epidemiology Causative Organism : Neisseria gonorrhoea Incubation Period : 2 to 10 days Pathogenesis The organisms attach to the glands of Skene, Bartholin, Urethra and it Glands, Cervix and fallopian tubes.[medifile.blogspot.com]
  • Neisseria gonorrhoea is a gram-negative diplococcus whose surface pili form a barrier against phagoc... FIG. 125.1. Skin lesions characteristic of septicemia due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae.[5minuteconsult.com]
  • Eye and vaginal swabs were positive for Neisseria gonorrhoea sensitive to Ceftriaxone and HIV serology was positive.[ispub.com]

Treatment

  • Although all patients appeared to be cured, only ten of 11 (two with PPNG) had test-of-cure cultures performed after treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • What are the treatments for vaginitis? The treatment depends on which type of vaginitis you have. BV is treatable with antibiotics. You may get pills to swallow, or cream or gel that you put in your vagina.[icdlist.com]
  • Despite this general attitude, there were some doctors who persevered in their attempts to understand the causes and discover treatments for syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases.[books.google.de]
  • Brief History of the Disease Historically it has been suggested that mercury was used as a treatment for gonorrhea.[medifile.blogspot.com]
  • Current clinical information is included on these infections as well as on newer aspects of diagnosis, such as the use of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease.[books.google.com]

Prognosis

Etiology

  • Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology.[icd10coded.com]
  • May try topical antibiotics or low potency steroids If there is any suspicion of abuse, cultures should be obtained with the proper culture media to try to delineate a specific etiology. References Kokotos, Faye, and Henry M. Adam. Vulvovaginitis.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]
  • Shah, MD, MSCE Reviewed 10/2018 Neisseria gonorrhoeae, an aerobic gram-negative diplococcus, is the etiologic agent of gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted infection (STI)...[5minuteconsult.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiological investigations showed that contaminated fomites--particularly bedclothing, underclothing, and towels--and precocious sexual intercourse were the important vehicles of transmission of gonococci to the genital tract of these children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Epidemiology Causative Organism : Neisseria gonorrhoea Incubation Period : 2 to 10 days Pathogenesis The organisms attach to the glands of Skene, Bartholin, Urethra and it Glands, Cervix and fallopian tubes.[medifile.blogspot.com]
  • Epidemiology Neisseria gonorrhoeae is an oxidase-positive diplococcus that grows in warm, moist environments.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]
  • […] bacteremia in the arthritis and dermatitis syndrome; endocarditis and meningitis; other complications include perihepatitis and neonatal amnionitis; death is rare except among those with endocarditis; reinfection is common despite development of antibodies EPIDEMIOLOGY[msdsonline.com]
  • The epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance guides decisions about gonococcal treatment recommendations and has evolved because of shifts in antimicrobial resistance patterns.[cdc.gov]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Avoidable - 0% Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 15% Primary diagnosis of injury 0% Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0% Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0% Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0% Unclassified 0% Also called[medicbind.com]
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