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
 Folic acidHigh carbohydrate diet
Immunosuppressive drugsBroad spectrum antibiotics
Endocrine diseaseTrauma
 Diabetes mellitusHeavy smoking
Blood dyscrasias or advanced malignancy
Reduced immune status, for example, HIV infection
Physiologic states: old age/infancy/pregnancy

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