The rates of gonorrhoea diagnoses in the USA, 1941–2011. (Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Su...
Gonococcal cervicitis showing a mucopurulent discharge with erythema.
Saxaphone penis caused by a periurethral abscess.
Disseminated gonococcal infection: early macular lesions progress to pustules and haemorrhagic lesions.
Rate of chlamydia diagnoses by gender and age in England, 2012. Data are from routine GUM clinic returns and exclude diagnoses where the gender was re...
Follicular cervicitis – raised, white, rounded swellings – may raise the index of suspicion for chlamydia.
Sexually acquired reactive arthritis with knee involvement causing joint swelling.
Laboratory confirmed cases of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in England, 2003–2012. (© Crown copyright. Reproduced with permission of Public Health E...
(a, b) Lymphogranuloma venereum buboes. (Part a, courtesy of Dr E. Powles.)
(a) Penile chancroid with inguinal bubo. (b) Giant penile chancroid with inguinal bubo.
Granuloma inguinale in a female patient.
Rate of gonorrhoea diagnoses by gender and age in England, 2012. Data are from routine GUM clinic returns and exclude diagnoses where the gender was r...
Gonococcal conjunctivitis showing an acute, severe, purulent discharge with irritation and a red eye.
Bartholin's abscess: the Bartholin glands are located on either side of the vaginal opening and can become obstructed and/or infected. Gonorrhoea shou...
Disseminated gonococcal infection showing inflammation of the metatarsophalangeal joints.
Normal cervix with mucoid discharge demonstrating ectopy.
(a) Chlamydial conjunctivitis can present as a non‐specific, red and irritated eye. (b) Acute follicular conjunctivitis is usually associated with vir...
Serpiginous and annular lesions with slightly raised borders on the glans penis of a patient with sexually acquired reactive arthritis.
Number of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) diagnoses by HIV status in England, 2004–2010. (© Crown copyright. Reproduced with permission of Public Heal...
Lymphogranuloma venereum inguinal syndrome showing the ‘sign of the groove’.
Discharging inguinal bubo.
Acute urethritis with a purulent discharge.
Gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum: the purulent discharge may be profuse.
Disseminated gonococcal infection showing a macular lesion with central necrosis on the dorsum of the hand.
Gram staining of a urethral smear demonstrating intracellular and extracellular Gram‐negative diplococci.
The life cycle of Chlamydia trachomatis .
(a) A tubo‐ovarian swelling (arrow) as a consequence of repeated chlamydia infection. (b) Hysterosalpingogram showing scarred fallopian tubes and bila...
(a) Keratodermablenorrhagica (KDB) is seen in reactive arthritis and can be a result of sexually transmitted or gastrointestinal pathogens. (b) Resolv...
Part of a reactive lymph node with a follicle centre (lower left) seen alongside an inflammatory and necrotic focus of polymorph neutrophils (centre a...
Chancroidal penile ulceration. (Courtesy of Dr D. Lewis.)
Granuloma inguinale with beefy red granulomata.
Biopsy smear showing mononuclear cells containing the causative organism with bipolar staining.
Gonococcal proctitis: proctoscopy reveals an inflamed mucosa and a purulent discharge.
Points of entry and route of dissemination of gonococci.
Disseminated gonococcal infection showing a pustule surrounded with erythema above the lateral malleolus.
Antimicrobial prescribing practice and resistance trends in England and Wales, 2001–2011. Data from the Gonococcal Resistance to Antimicrobials Survei...
Chlamydial urethritis with meatal erythema and a mucopurulent discharge.
Fitz‐Hugh–Curtis syndrome is a complication of pelvic inflammatory disease and results in violin‐string adhesions of the liver capsule as a consequenc...
An inclusion body (arrow) in the cytoplasm of an epithelial cell stained with iodine.
Primary stage of lymphogranuloma venereum, showing genital ulceration.
Chancroidal ulceration in a female.
Granuloma inguinale with a hypertrophic lesion.