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Candida laryngitis

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Associated with:

  • stridor
  • airway obstruction
  • aspiration

Treatment

  • prompt initiation of therapy based on clinical diagnosis indicated in view of potentially life-threatening complications
  • amphotericin 0.7-1 mg/kg/day
  • fluconazole suitable alternative in milder cases

Further reading

Pappas PG. Guidelines for treatment of candidiasis. Clin Infect Dis 2004; 38:161-89



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