The relationship of oral Candida tropicalis infection to systemic candidiasis in a patient with leukemia.

S. P. Redding, M. G. Rinaldi, J. L. Hicks

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Abstract

Oropharyngeal candidiasis is an extremely common complication in patients receiving chemotherapy for leukemia. Candida tropicalis appears to be the major infectious agent when these patients develop candidemia. In this article, a case of C tropicalis fungemia with oropharyngeal manifestations is presented. The relationship of oropharyngeal candidiasis to oral candidal infection is discussed.

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  • Dentistry(all)

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