DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20180641

A rare case of submandibular abscess due to candida dubliniensis in a known patient of chronic kidney disease

Mousumi Kilikdar, Divya S. Shekokar, Nitin A. Ambhore

Abstract


Candida infection of salivary gland is extremely rare and a submandibular gland infection with Candida dubliniensis in an immunocompetent patient has, to the best of our knowledge, never been described before. Diagnosis was based on isolation of Candida dubliniensis in pure culture from abscess pus. Combination of a local drainage and intravenous fluconazole proved to be an efficient therapeutic strategy.

Keywords


Candida dubliniensis, Submandibular gland infection

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