Pseudomembranous candidiasis by Candida tropicalis in an immunocompromised patient: Case Report.

  • Gustavo Obando-Pereda Facultad de Odontología de la Universidad Católica de Santa María, Arequipa, Perú.

Abstract

Pseudomembranous candidiasis is the most frequent type of infection by Candida spp., and Candida albicans is the most common species to cause it. Candidiasis can be due to other Candida species less frequently, as is the case of  Candida tropicalis a pathogenic species that can cause infection in immunocompromised patients. The aim of this case report is to describe a pathological condition produce by Candida tropicalis.

Author Biography

Gustavo Obando-Pereda, Facultad de Odontología de la Universidad Católica de Santa María, Arequipa, Perú.
Interim Editor -in- Chief

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Published
2018-12-04
How to Cite
OBANDO-PEREDA, Gustavo. Pseudomembranous candidiasis by Candida tropicalis in an immunocompromised patient: Case Report.. Journal of Oral Research, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 8, p. 327-330, dec. 2018. ISSN 0719-2479. Available at: <http://joralres.com/index.php/JOR/article/view/joralres.2018.077>. Date accessed: 07 june 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.17126/joralres.2018.077.
Section
Cases

Keywords

oral candidiasis; candida tropicalis; immunocompromised host.

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