Mucocutaneous candidiasis

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Definition

noun

A Candida infection of the nails, skin and other mucocutaneous parts of the body.


Supplement

The condition is found to be associated with an immune disorder such as one involving the T cells. A persistent and recurring Candida infection involving the skin and mucous membranes is referred to as chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.


Abbreviation: MC

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