Laryngeal candidiasis in children

Jieh Neng Wang, Ching Chuan Liu, Tzer Zen Huang, Shi Shio Huang, Jing Ming Wu

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Abstract

Candidiasis of the larynx is rare and often related to immunocompromised hosts. We here report a case of laryngeal candidiasis in an immunocompetent infant. The diagnosis was obtained by direct fibre-optic laryngoscopy with specimens submitted for culture. He received anti-fungal medication and was quite well at 1-year follow up. The pertinent literature is also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)427-429
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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