Keywords: Gonococcal endocarditis
Clinical manifestations caused by gonococcal infection depends on the degree of infection, the body’s sensitivity, the virulence of the bacteria, the site of infection, and the length of time after infection. At the same time, and the state of health of the body, the sex life was excessive alcohol related. According to clinical manifestations, gonorrhea can be divided into no complication gonorrhea and complications of gonorrhea; asymptomatic and symptomatic gonorrhea; disseminated gonorrhea and acute and chronic gonorrhea.
Disseminated gonococcal infections due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae spread through the blood to the body, the more serious systemic infection. The incidence rate is about 1% of the patients with gonorrhea. Strains cause disseminated gonococcal infection mostly AHU-nutritive, the strain having a stable resistance to normal human serum, the other normal serum in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the lipopolysaccharide of IgM antibodies, the assistance of the complement, the majority gonococcus bactericidal action, lack of complement components C5, C6, C7 and C8 patients very susceptible to gonococcal sepsis or gonococcal meningitis followed gonococcal arthritis gonococcal keratosis, gonococcal endocarditis .
Antibiotic use in previous decades, the gonococcal endocarditis main pathogens, almost did not see Gonococcal endocarditis, of gonococcal endocarditis and other types of the same clinical manifestations endocarditis. Endocarditis, often involving the aortic or mitral valve subacute or acute endocarditis, caused by the rapid destruction of the valve, which may cause death.