Journal of Mycology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

What Makes Oral Candidiasis Recurrent Infection? A Clinical View

Table 1

Host factors predisposing for oral candidiasis.

Systemic factorsLocal factors

Hematinic deficiency Removable dental appliances
 Vitamin B12 Poor oral or denture hygiene
 FerritinXerostomia
 Folic acidHigh carbohydrate diet
Immunosuppressive drugsBroad spectrum antibiotics
Endocrine diseaseTrauma
 Diabetes mellitusHeavy smoking
 Hypothyroidism
 Hypoparathyroidism
Blood dyscrasias or advanced malignancy
Radiotherapy/chemotherapy
Reduced immune status, for example, HIV infection
Physiologic states: old age/infancy/pregnancy

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