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Oral Candidiasis

Overview

    • Look For

    • Creamy white lesions present on the tongue or inner cheeks, which may be associated with angular cheilitis or glossitis.
    • Significance

    • Infection with Candida species.
    • Risk Factors

    • Dry mouth
    • Inhaled steroids
    • Immunosuppression
    • Antibiotic use
    • Smoking
    • Diabetes
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