Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/18/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • Oropharyngeal candidiasis is usually symptomatic
    • Classic presentation is creamy-white plaques on an erythematous base
    • Other manifestations include an atrophic form that presents as erythema without plaques and angular cheilitis

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