Gonococcal tonsillitis. Report of a case

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1977 Aug;44(2):197-200. doi: 10.1016/0030-4220(77)90268-7.


Oral gonorrhea is not a commonly reported entity. One case of primary gonococcal tonsillitis in a 20-year-old Caucasian man is reported. The clinical and laboratory findings, differential diagnosis, and treatment of gonococcal infections are briefly reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Gonorrhea / diagnosis*
  • Gonorrhea / epidemiology
  • Gonorrhea / microbiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Tonsillitis / diagnosis*
  • Tonsillitis / microbiology