ID#: 6065
This image depicts a close intraoral view of a 36-year-old HIV/AIDS-positive patient, who had presented with a secondary opportunistic oral 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, where the intraoral Candida sp. organisms were no longer kept in check.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco
Creation Date: 1987
Photo Credit: Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.