Predisposing factor of chronic candidiasis: poor oral hygiene Xerostomia Compromised Immune system. Recent antibiotic treatment Dental appliance Early infancy AIDS Corticosteroid Pregnancy Anemia Diabetes mellitus View slide
Denture sore mouth Denture stomatitisis a common form of oral candidiasis Manifests as a diffuse inflammation of the maxillary denture-bearing areas . Often associated with angular cheilitis. View slide
Mucosa beneath denture is erythematous with a well-demarcated border.
Swabs from the mucosal surface may provide a prolific growth, but biopsy shows few candidahyphae in spite of high serum and saliva antibodies to candida.
Inflammatory papillary hyperplasia.
Erythematous patches of atrophic papillae located in the central area of the dorsum of the tongue Considered a form of chronic atrophic candidiasis These lesions were originally thought to be developmental in nature but are now considered to be a manifestation of chronic candidiasis. Median Rhomboid glossitis