Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/24/18 (What's New)

Summary

    Epidemiology
    • Oropharyngeal candidiasis occurs in approximately 75% of patients with progressive HIV infection
      • Tends to be recurrent and progressively more severe with increasing immunodeficiency
    • Esophageal candidiasis occurs predominantly in patients with CD4+ cell counts < 100 cells/mm3
    Clinical Presentation
      Differential Diagnosis
        Treatment
          Specialist/Referral
            Prevention/Prophylaxis
              Considerations for Resource-Limited Settings

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