New perspectives on the immunology of chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.

@article{Lili2002NewPO,
  title={New perspectives on the immunology of chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.},
  author={Desa Lili{\'c}},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={143-7}
}
  • Desa Lilić
  • Published 2002 in Current opinion in infectious diseases
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis is a primary immune deficiency presenting as an inability to clear fungal infections and consequently as persisting and recurring infections of the skin and mucous membranes with yeasts, mostly Candida albicans. Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis is a heterogeneous clinical syndrome which usually presents in childhood and can have an autosomal recessive, dominant or sporadic mode of inheritance. Most chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis patients also develop… CONTINUE READING