Mucosal Candidiasis Questions & Answers

Updated: Mar 27, 2020
  • Author: Surbhi Gupta; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is mucosal candidiasis?

What is the pathophysiology of mucosal candidiasis?

What is the pathophysiology of chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis?

What are the risk factors for development of mucosal candidiasis?

What is the prognosis of mucosal candidiasis?

Where are patient education resources for mucosal candidiasis found?

Presentation

How is acute pseudomembranous candidiasis (thrush) characterized?

How is chronic hyperplastic candidiasis characterized?

How is acute atrophic (erythematous) candidiasis characterized?

How is chronic atrophic candidiasis (denture stomatitis), characterized?

How is chronic atrophic candidiasis (denture stomatitis) classified?

How is angular stomatitis (perlèche, angular cheilitis) characterized?

How is median rhomboid glossitis (glossal central papillary atrophy) characterized?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Mucosal Candidiasis?

Workup

How is mucosal candidiasis diagnosed?

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of mucosal candidiasis?

Treatment

Which medications are used to treat mucosal candidiasis?

What are the treatment options for oropharyngeal candidiasis?

What are the treatment options for esophageal candidiasis?

How is candidiasis-related vulvovaginitis treated?

How is candidiasis-related balanitis treated?

How is chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis treated?

What is the role of boric acid in the treatment of mucosal candidiasis?

How are the underlying causes of mucosal candidiasis treated?

How is mucosal candidiasis prevented?

Medications

What are goals of drug treatment for mucosal candidiasis?

Which medications in the drug class Polyenes are used in the treatment of Mucosal Candidiasis?

Which medications in the drug class Azoles are used in the treatment of Mucosal Candidiasis?