Reviewer: Patricia DeVilliers, D.D.S., M.S. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 October 2012, last major update July 2012
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● Normal flora that overgrows due to diabetes, neutropenia, AIDS, immunosuppression, xerostomia, antibiotics
● Superficial curdy, gray-white membranes that easily wipe off (pseudomembranous candidiasis) or painful erosions (erythematous candidiasis)
● PAS positive hyphae within the keratin layer in a neutrophilic background and prominent inflammatory infiltrate along the lamina propria
End of Oral cavity > Infectious > Candidiasis (thrush)
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