Journal of General Internal Medicine

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 477–478 | Cite as

Hyperacute Gonococcal Keratoconjunctivitis

  • Juan N. LessingEmail author
  • Taylor J. Slingsby
  • Marian Betz
Clinical Practice: Clinical Images


clinical images gonococcal conjunctivitis conjunctivitis keratoconjunctivitis Neisseria gonorrhoeae 


clinical image clinical images decision-making infectious disease ophthalmology 



The authors gratefully acknowledge assistance regarding technical assistance (Nicholas Mark, MD), pre-hospital care information (Michael R. Cozzetta, OD), microbiology images (Nancy Madinger, MD, Bruce McCallister, MD, Jeffrey Schowinsky, MD), and manuscript suggestions (Reza Manesh, MD, Lauren Taney, MD).

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Patient provided written consent to use of his story and images including photos of face for publication for the purposes of education.

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they do not have a conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan N. Lessing
    • 1
    Email author
  • Taylor J. Slingsby
    • 2
  • Marian Betz
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of MedicineUniversity of ColoradoAuroraUSA
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of ColoradoAuroraUSA
  3. 3.Department of Emergency MedicineUniversity of ColoradoAuroraUSA

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