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Angular Cheilitis: References

…295. Park KK, Brodell RT, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 2: nutritional, systemic, and drug-related causes and treament, Cutis, 87(1):27-32. Sharon V, Fazel N (2010) Oral candidiasis and angular cheilitis, Dermatologic Therapy, 23: 230-242….

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Angular Cheilitis: Key Points

…location. The oral cavity must also be examined, and if oral candidiasis (thrush) is present it must be treated at the same time. Angular cheilitis primarily affects the lateral oral commissures with typically symmetric involvement. In early stages,…

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Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

…topical steroid treatment is often associated with coexistent candidiasis, which can be managed with appropriate oral or topical agents. Laser and excisional surgery may be followed by recurrence, and should not be undertaken except by experts in thi…

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Angular Cheilitis: Clinical Cases

…ing at bilateral lateral oral commissures No evidence of oral candidiasis on exam Nystatin ointment t.i.d. to affected areas Recommend frequent application of barrier ointment (petrolatum) throughout the day to avoid ongoing maceration Recommend soak…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

…llary Steps In the case of persistent oral lesions, treat for candidiasis with oral fluconazole 150 mg once weekly. Dental trays filled with superpotent topical steroids and worn for 4-8 hours daily may be effective for refractory gingival disease. S…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Candidiasis Intertriginous Oral Paronychia Differential diagnosis Inverse pityriasis rosea Deficiency dermatitis (such as zinc deficiency, aka acrodermatitis enteropathica) Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis Inverse psoriasis…

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Candidiasis: References

References Giannini PJ, Shetty KV (2011) Diagnosis and management of oral candidiasis, Otolaryn Clin N Amer, 44:231-240. Wolf R, Oumeish OY, Parish LC (2011) Intertriginous eruption, Clinics Derm, 29:173-179….

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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…nonhealing ulcers and recalcitrant infections. Secondary oral candidiasis (thrush) often complicates AE, and they may need to be treated simultaneously. Because zinc deficiency causes acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE), the therapeutic strategy is to…

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Oral hairy leukoplakia Differential diagnosis Oral candidiasis Geographic tongue Syphilitic mucous patches Oral Graft-versus-host-disease Lichen planus of the tongue…