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101. A Study of Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Fungal Infections of the Mouth in HIV-Infected Patients Who Have Not Had Success With Fluconazole

infection OR diagnosis of AIDS. Diffuse oral candidiasis, symptomatic or asymptomatic, that is resistant to fluconazole. Exclusion Criteria Co-existing Condition: Patients with the following symptoms or conditions are excluded: Current symptoms of esophageal candidiasis unless there are negative endoscopic visualization and biopsy for Candida or related yeasts. Perioral lesions only (e.g., angular stomatitis, perleche). Inability to swish and swallow oral solution. Inability to tolerate further oral

1999 Clinical Trials

102. The effect of medicated chewing gums on oral health in frail older people: a 1-year clinical trial. (PubMed)

(ACHX) group, a xylitol gum (X) group, or a no-gum (N) group. Subjects in the gum groups chewed two pellets for 15 minutes twice daily for 12 months.Primary outcome measures were salivary flow rate, denture debris score, prevalence of angular cheilitis, and denture stomatitis; secondary outcome measures were salivary levels of caries-associated microorganisms. A single examiner, who was blinded to group allocation, made all measurements at baseline before gum usage and at subsequent examinations (...) significantly increased (P <.05) in the X and N groups. Denture debris status was significantly lower in the ACHX and X groups than at baseline or in the N group (P <.01). The reductions of 91% and 75% in denture stomatitis and angular cheilitis prevalence, respectively, that occurred in the ACHX group were significantly greater (P <.01) than the reductions in the X group (denture stomatitis 62%, angular cheilitis 43%). Prevalence of denture stomatitis and angular cheilitis were not significantly changed

2002 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Controlled trial quality: predicted high

103. What are the common causes of angular cheilitis and what are the most effective treatments?

with Staphylococcal aureus must be considered. Less common causes of angular stomatitis include: contact allergy atopic or seborrhoeic dermatitis vitamin B deficiencies iron deficiency The treatment is dependent on the cause. The use of vioform-hydrocortisone cream (hydrocortisone 1%, clioquinol 3%) will reduce inflammation and treat staphylococcal or Candida infection.” The American Journal of Family Practice published an article on the topic. Their ‘evidence-based answer’ stated: “Cheilitis is a broad term (...) that describes inflammation of the lip surface characterized by dry scaling and fissuring. Specific types are atopic, angular, granulomatous, and actinic. Angular cheilitis is commonly seen in primary care settings, and it specifically refers to cheilitis that radiates from the commissures or corners of the mouth. Other terms synonymous with angular cheilitis are perlèche, commissural cheilitis, and angular stomatitis. Evidence reveals that topical ointment preparations of nystatin or amphotericin B treat

2007 TRIP Answers

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