Infection of oral mucosa with any species of Candida
Up to 80% of isolates are Candida albicans (most common), Candida glabrata, and Candida tropicalis.
Candida normally present as ora...
Pseudomembranous candidiasis (thrush):
Painless white mucosal plaques
Adherent but removable plaques
May become confluent and curdlike
IV fluids if dehydration and/or unable to tolerate PO fluids
Topical analgesia: “Magic mouthwash”:
Mixture of equal parts of 2% viscous lidocaine, Maalox, and diphenhydr...
Inability to tolerate oral intake
Newly diagnosed immunocompromised state
Failure to recognize immunodeficiency
Failure to recognize other intraoral pathology such as squamous cell carcinoma
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Krol DM, Keels MA. Oral conditions. Pediatr ...
112.0 Candidiasis of mouth
771.7 Neonatal Candida infection
B37.0 Candidal stomatitis
P37.5 Neonatal candidiasis
79740000 Candidiasis of mouth (disorder)
30799000 neonatal thrush (diso...
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