Heterogeneous mucocutaneous disorder caused by infection with common commensal Candida species
Characterized by superficial infection of the skin, mucous membranes, and nails
Oral: adherent white patches on oral mucosae or on the tongue that do not wipe away easily
Perineal: erythematous rash with characteristic satellite lesions; painful if...
Vaginal (choose 1)
Miconazole (Monistat) 2% cream: one applicator or 200 mg (one supposito...
Glenny AM, Gibson F, Auld E, et al. The development of evidence-based guidelines on mouth care for children, teenagers and young adults treated for cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2010;...
B37.9 Candidiasis, unspecified
B37.0 Candidal stomatitis
B37.49 Other urogenital candidiasis
B37.3 Candidiasis of vulva and vagina
B37.81 Candidal esophagitis
B37.89 Other sites of candidiasis
Candidiasis is typically a clinical diagnosis. KOH preparations are a simple confirmatory office test. Culture and biopsy are rarely needed.
Person-to-person transmission is rare.
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