ID#: 6053
This image depicts a close intraoral view of a patient, who had been ill with HIV/AIDS, and presented here, with a secondary oral pseudomembraneous candidiasis infection. The immune system in suffers with HIV, undergoes a dramatic reduction in its effectiveness, resulting in the greater possibility of secondary infections, as in this example. This Candida sp. infection responded to fluconazole 100mg daily, for 1-week.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., DDS
Creation Date: 1999
Photo Credit: Sol Silverman, Jr., DDS
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.