Healthy male with curdy patch on tongue – Dermatology MCQ

An otherwise healthy male presented to the OPD with a curdy white patch on the tongue. The most probable diagnosis is?

A. Candidiasis

B. Lichen planus

C. Histoplasmosis

D. Aspergillosis

 

Correct answer : A. Candidiasis

White curdy patch in the oral cavity in an otherwise healthy individual is characteristic of candidiasis. But immunosuppressive conditions like HIV should be ruled out.

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