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Disseminated Gonococcal Infection Affecting the Skin
Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (Skin Lesions)
Disseminated Gonococcal Infection Affecting the Skin

Disseminated gonococcal infection occurs when the infection spreads through the bloodstream to other parts of the body, especially the skin and joints. It may cause small red spots to appear on the skin.

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