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Gonococcus (GC) is considered one of the most prevalent STIs worldwide. We report a case of gonococcal ocular infection (GOI) in a 40-year-old man. He consulted for a 4-week history of unilateral purulent conjunctivitis and severe pain, after experimenting clinical worsening despite having been treated for viral conjunctivitis. On examination, visual acuity (VA) was 20/63, and superior corneal perforation with iris prolapse was observed. After directed history, he revealed high-risk sexual behaviour within the last 3 months and mild proctalgia starting …
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