Detecting and Treating Chronic Multifocal Candidiasis

By Trever L. Siu, DMD, MS and Douglas W. Beals, DDS, MS

Oral candidiasis is an infection associated with the yeast-like fungal organism Candida albicans.1 It can present as a white (pseudo­membranous), red (erythematous), or mixed lesion. Pseudomembranous candidiasis infections often manifest as white, plaque-like lesions that can be removed by scraping with a dry gauze or tongue depressor. The underlying mucosa may have minimal changes or appear erythematous.

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