gonococcal arthritis

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gonococcal arthritis

[¦gän·ə¦käk·əl är′thrīd·əs]
(medicine)
A blood-borne joint infection by Neisseria gonorrhoeae occurring as a manifestation of gonorrhea.
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As a medical student, I recall the banners floating over Canal Street in New Orleans advertising cures for the "great crippler," ie, gonorrheal arthritis which could be treated with the sulfonamides.