Case report: candida infection presenting as laryngitis.


Three patients with acute leukemia are described who developed hoarseness as an initial presentation of candida infection. Two of these patients subsequently developed systemic candidiasis. Patients with acute leukemia who develop hoarseness should be investigated for laryngeal candidiasis and considered for systemic antifungal therapy.

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@article{Lawson1980CaseRC, title={Case report: candida infection presenting as laryngitis.}, author={Robert D. Lawson and Gerald Paul Bodey and Marco P. Luna}, journal={The American journal of the medical sciences}, year={1980}, volume={280 3}, pages={173-7} }