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Related to candidiasis: candida, Oral candidiasis


Infection with a fungus of the genus Candida, especially C. albicans, that usually occurs in the skin and mucous membranes of the mouth, respiratory tract, or vagina but may invade the bloodstream, especially in immunocompromised individuals. Also called candidosis, moniliasis.


(Medicine) another name for thrush21a


(ˌkæn dɪˈdaɪ ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus Candida, occurring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract, or vagina. Compare thrush 2 (def. 1).
[1945–50; < New Latin Candid(a) + -iasis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candidiasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)candidiasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
Candida albicans, Monilia albicans - a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
thrush - candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults
vaginitis - inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)


n candidiasis f, infección f por hongos or levaduras
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SCY-078 is in clinical development for the treatment of several serious fungal infections, including invasive candidiasis, invasive aspergillosis, refractory invasive fungal infections and vulvovaginal candidiasis.
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Background: Oral candidiasis is known as an infection that not only causes various oral symptoms but also affects the entire body.
Although candidemia has been described as the most common manifestation of invasive candidiasis, deep-seated infections of organs or other sites, such as the liver, spleen, heart valves, or eye, might also occur after a bloodstream infection and persist after clearance of fungi from the bloodstream (1,7).
The most common benign oral lesions in kidney transplant recipients are gingival hyperplasia, oral candidiasis, hairy leukoplakia and saburral tongue.
Results: The present study showed maximum incidence of bacterial vaginosis (44%) followed by vulvovaginal candidiasis (25%), non-specific discharge (14%), trichomoniasis (11%), gonorrhea (6%).
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is given to the HIV/AIDS patients and the frequency of the oral lesions especially oral candidiasis, necrotizing periodontal conditions, Kaposi sarcoma, oral hairy leukoplakia and recurrent oral ulcers has been reported to be decreased after this treatment due to reconstitution of the immune system.
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