Candidiasis in Malignancy

Diany N Taher, Ari Fahrial Syam, Murdani Abdullah, Jumhana Atmakusuma, Khie Chen

Abstract


Esophageal candidiasis presents with a range of clinical findings and is rarely found among immunocompetent patient without predisposing factors. Between 20-50% of patient may be asymptomatic. One of predisposing factor of candidiasis is immunocompromised condition due to malignancy. Dysphagia is the most frequently presented feature of esophageal carcinoma. We demonstrated a case of esophageal candidiasis as one of early clinical presentation in patient with esophageal carcinoma.
Keywords
: esophageal candidiasis, esophageal carcinoma

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24871/71200628-31

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