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Candidiasis, cutaneous - around the mouth

Candidiasis, cutaneous - around the mouth

Overview

This child has a large rash caused by candidiasis, affecting the skin around the mouth. There are also other lesions that aren't connected to the large lesion, called "satellite lesions."

Review Date 12/1/2018

Updated by: Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.