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Perianal candidosis

Definition

noun

An infection of the perianal area by Candida characterized by skin maceration and localized itching or ''pruritus ani that may extend to the perinium.


Supplement

Note: Although some references consider candidosis as the more correct technical name for this condition other references use the term candidiasis synonymously with candidosis.


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