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Candidosis

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candidosis Candidosis. Note white plaques which will rub off on the left buccal mucosa.
candidosis Candidosis. Note white plaques which will rub off on the ventral lateral surface of the tongue.
candidosis Hyperplastic candidosis. A white rough plaque which will not rub off is located on the right alveolar ridge. A biopsy specimen revealed hyperkeratosis with numerous candidal hyphae present in the epithelium.
candidosis Median rhomboid glossitis appears as an erythematous region devoid of papillae on the posterior dorsum of the tongue. It is a clinical manifestation of candidosis.
candidosis Candidosis presenting as burning tongue in a patient taking systemic corticosteroids. The dorsum of the tongue is erythematous without white plaques.
candidosis Photomicrograph of candidal hyphae and spores. The hyphae are tubular and the spores are pear-shaped. The presence of hyphae indicate candidosis.