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Path Ch 4 Fungal Infections

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Candidiasis is overgrowth of
Candida albicans
What can cause candidiasis
Antibiotics
Chemo
Corticosteroid
Dentures
Diabetes
HIV
Xerostomia
AKA Denture stomatitis
Chronic atrophic candidiasis
Most common candidiasis
Denture stomatitis
Pseudomembranous candidiasis
Curd like
Burning feeling
Metallic taste
Denture stomatitis is usually symptomatic or asymptomatic
Asymptomatic
What is a type of candidiasis the doesn't wipe off
Chronic hyperplastic candidiasis
AKA Chronic hyperplastic candidiasis
Candidal leukoplakia
If lesion is unresponsive to med what do you do
Biopsy
Angular chelitis could be caused by
candida
nutritional deficiency
Erythema or fissuring of labial commissures
Angular cheilitis
Those with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis can also have
Chronic oral/genital candidiasis
Skin lesions
Where does median rhomboid glossitis occur
Dorsal tongue ANTERIOR to circumvallate papilla
What may be Median rhomboid glossitis be a sign of
Severe underlying medical problem
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis is in what patients
Severely immunocompromised
Oral lesions of deep fungal infections
Histoplasmosis
Coccidiodomycosis
Blastomycosis
Cryptococcosis
Deep fungal infections mainly involve what organ
Lungs
Diagnosis of deep fungal infections
Biopsy
Oral lesions of deep fungal infections charcteristics
Chronic
Nonhealing
Resemble squamous cell carcinoma
Come after lung infection
Tx of deep fungal infections
Systemic antifungal meds
Mucormycosis
Rare
Organism found in soil
Usually not nonpathogenic
Who does mucormycosis usually effect
Diabetic
Debilitated
Where does mucormycois occur
Maxilla