Oral Candidosis

Physiopathology, Decision Making, and Therapeutics

  • Edvaldo Antonio Ribeiro Rosa

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Edvaldo Antonio Ribeiro Rosa
    Pages 1-6
  3. Lindsay E. O’Donnell, Douglas Robertson, Gordon Ramage
    Pages 7-19
  4. Denise M. Palomari Spolidorio, Renata Serignoli Francisconi, Luís Carlos Spolidorio, Edvaldo Antonio Ribeiro Rosa
    Pages 21-28
  5. Ana Maria Trindade Grégio, Flávia Fusco Veiga, Mariana Rinaldi, Patrícia Vida Cassi Bettega
    Pages 29-37
  6. Cristiane Yumi Koga Ito, Jorgiana Sangalli, Daniel Freitas Alves Pereira
    Pages 39-43
  7. Paulo Henrique Couto Souza, Soraya de A. Berti Couto
    Pages 45-51
  8. Andréa Araújo de Vasconcellos, Letícia Machado Gonçalves, Altair A. Del Bel Cury, Wander José da Silva
    Pages 53-57
  9. Antonio Adilson Soares de Lima, Maria Ângela Naval Machado
    Pages 59-64
  10. Luciana Reis Azevedo Alanis
    Pages 65-67
  11. Patrícia Carlos Caldeira, Ana Maria Trindade Grégio, Mariela Dutra Gontijo de Moura, Aline Cristina Batista Rodrigues Johann
    Pages 69-73
  12. João Paulo De Carli, Soluete Oliveira da Silva, Bethânia Molin Giaretta De Carli, Angélica Zanata, Micheline Sandini Trentin, Maria Salete Sandini Linden et al.
    Pages 75-82
  13. Chaminda Jayampath Seneviratne, Ruwan Duminda Jayasinghe
    Pages 83-94
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 95-98

About this book


Candidoses and the problems associated with them are becoming more and more common, a circumstance directly linked to the increasing number of people under immunosuppressive medication, the rising incidence of diabetes, the aging population, and other predisposing factors. Recent studies have demonstrated that these mycoses are more complex than previously believed and that candidal virulence determinants contribute to a wider and deeper manifestation of such diseases. Moreover, Candida spp. strains are developing elegant mechanisms to circumvent the action of antimycotics.

This book on oral candidosis is for dentists and related professionals who require a straightforward update on the important new advances relating to physiopathology, virulence, and treatment. Essential concepts and advanced discoveries are presented in user-friendly language with the aim of providing a trustworthy reference guide that can be rapidly consulted whenever necessary. The rich and colorful photos have been carefully chosen to illustrate each theme and provide the reader with helpful visual support; informative diagrams, tables, and charts are also included.

The authors – dentists, physicians, and pharmacists – have been selected on the basis of their expertise and scientific reputation. All of these “candidologists” have invested great effort in generating a unique and remarkable work that successfully translates scientific jargon into clinically relevant language.


Anti-Candida drugs Antimycotics Candida-associated lesions Candidiasis Erythematous Candidosis Pseudomembranous Candidosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Edvaldo Antonio Ribeiro Rosa
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Health and BiosciencesPontifical Catholic University of ParanáCuritibaBrazil

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47193-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47194-4
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