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Hornhindetransplantation grundet overset gonorroisk konjunktivitis

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Jacob Tolstrup1, 2, 3, Maria Voss Kyhn4 & Jan Gerstoft3 1) Checkpoint, AIDS-Fondet, København2) Dermato-venerologisk Afdeling og Videncenter for Sårheling, Bispebjerg og Frederiksberg Hospital3) Infektionsmedicinsk Klinik, Rigshospitalet4) Øjenklinikken, Rigshospitalet Glostrup

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V10180741

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Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V10180741
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Jacob Tolstrup, Maria Voss Kyhn & Jan Gerstoft:

Corneal graft due to an overlooked gonorrhoeal conjunctivitis

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V10180741

In this case report, a 42-year-old man, who had sex with other men, presented with conjunctivitis, which later turned out to be gonorrhoeal conjunctivitis. Gonorrhoeal conjunctivitis is associated with a high risk of severe eye infections, and the possibility of sequelae. It is important to perform swabs for gonorrhoea from all relevant anatomical locations. Through complete microbiological diagnostics and treatment with recommended antibiotics a gonorrhoeal conjunctivitis infection can be treated.

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