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Candidal Leukoplakia

A "white" oral mucosal lesion

  • A persistent white lesion, characterized by the increased production keratin (parakeratosis) and chronic intraepithelial inflammation with fungal (Thrush) hyphae invading the superficial layers of the epithelium

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    • A 21-year-old female presents to the doctor’s office with a 3-day history of sore throat. She is currently taking an inhaled corticosteroid for her asthma. Her temperature is 99.4°F. A KOD prep taken from a sample of one of the plaques shows budding year. An illustration of her tongue is shown. Which is the most likely course of pharmacotherapy that the doctor will prescribe for this patient.

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