Gonococcal Septic JOINT

Today we discussed the case of a young woman in her 30s with subacute onset monoarticular pain and swelling, found to have significant leukocytosis, thrombocytosis, with synovial fluid showing WBC elevated nearly to 50K with synovial fluid cultures later growing gonococcal species. We reviewed interpretation of synovial fluid and gonococcal septic joint.

Synovial Fluid

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