Chronic hyperplastic candidosis/candidiasis (candidal leukoplakia).

  title={Chronic hyperplastic candidosis/candidiasis (candidal leukoplakia).},
  author={Mohaideen A M Sitheeque and Lakshman Perera Samaranayake},
  journal={Critical reviews in oral biology and medicine : an official publication of the American Association of Oral Biologists},
  volume={14 4},
Chronic hyperplastic candidosis/candidiasis (CHC; syn. candidal leukoplakia) is a variant of oral candidosis that typically presents as a white patch on the commissures of the oral mucosa. The major etiologic agent of the disease is the oral fungal pathogen Candida predominantly belonging to Candida albicans, although other systemic co-factors, such as vitamin deficiency and generalized immune suppression, may play a contributory role. Clinically, the lesions are symptomless and regress after… CONTINUE READING


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