Acute gonococcal flexor tenosynovitis in an adolescent male with pharyngitis: A case report and literature review

R. A. Schaefer, R. J. Enzenauer, A. Pruitt, R. S. Corpe

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A 15-year-old boy had acute gonococcal flexor tenosynovitis of the middle finger associated with symptomatic gonococcal pharyngitis. The patient had a history of blunt trauma to the hand. The need for a careful history in any sexually active adolescent is emphasized. Acute flexor tenosynovitis may be the only manifestation of disseminated gonococcal infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)212-215
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Issue number281
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992


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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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