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Angular Cheilitis: Key Points

…fy the conditions that support microorganism overgrowth in this 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…

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Angular Cheilitis: Clinical Cases

…crusted erythematous crusted papules, with erythema and fissuring 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…

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Angular Cheilitis: References

…part 1: local etiologies, Cutis, 87(6):289-295. 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…

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Acrodermatitis Enteropathica: Overview

…m. Zinc deficiency may result in typical dermatitis as well as nonhealing ulcers and recalcitrant infections. Secondary oral candidiasis (thrush) often complicates AE, and they may need to be treated simultaneously. Because zinc deficiency causes…

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Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus: Overview

…ncrease the risk for the development of neoplasia. Superpotent 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…

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Candidiasis: Initial Evaluation

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

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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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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…cophenolate mofetil 2.0 g daily along with the prednisone. Ancillary steps In the case of persistent oral lesions, treat for candidiasis with oral fluconazole 150 mg once weekly. Evaluate for herpetic gingivostomatitis, which may be a complicating…

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Aphthous Ulcers (Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis, Canker Sore): Treatment

…lline, infliximab, or etanercept). Pitfalls Using topical steroids for prolonged periods in the mouth can predispose to oral candidiasis. Long-term use of local steroids can lead to systemic absorption when applied to the mucosa, particularly when…