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Review Article Volume 7 Issue 8

Risks and Complications in Fungal Infections

Otto Alemán Miranda

General Clinical and Surgical Hospital Orlando Pantoja Tamayo, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Otto Alemán Miranda, General Clinical and Surgical Hospital Orlando Pantoja Tamayo, Cuba.

Received: July 05, 2023; Published: July 28, 2023


Diseases caused by fungi have increased in frequency and clinical importance, due to the increased use of potent immunosuppressive drugs in transplants, in anticancer therapy, and by the appearance of viral infections that cause immunodeficiency. The facial skin and the oral mucosa are regions where fungal infections can be found on many occasions. They can be classified in various ways, depending on their evolutionary behavior and form of presentation. Each species tends to produce its own clinical features, although often several of them cause almost identical conditions, other times they are so pathognomonic that it is easy to identify the species, just by examining the affect. Therefore, an exhaustive bibliographical review was carried out on the main orofacial manifestations and risks produced by fungi.

Keywords:Fungal Infections; Immunodeficiency; Pathognomonic


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Citation: Otto Alemán Miranda. “Risks and Complications in Fungal Infections". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.8 (2023): 61-67.


Copyright: © 2023 Otto Alemán Miranda. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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