Gonococcal conjunctivitis: ocular emergency; risk perforation ...
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Gonococcal conjunctivitis: ocular emergency; risk perforation of cornea 
Clinical features: purulent discharge +++, chemosis (conjunctival oedema), periorbital oedema, rapid progression
Topical Chlorsig (chloramphenicol) is only bacteriostatic & not appropriate treatment. Gram stain - expect Gram negative diplococci.
- Dr Daya Sharma @DrDayaSharma

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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