head JofIMAB
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2024, vol. 30, issue1
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
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DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2024301.5441
Published online: 22 March 2024

Case report
J of IMAB. 2024 Jan-Mar;30(1):5441-5443
DENTURE STOMATITIS COMPLICATED BY DIABETES AND ORAL CANDIDIASIS: A GERIATRIC CASE REPORT
Virna-Maria Tsitou1ORCID logoCorresponding Autoremail, Dimitrios Rallis2ORCID logo, Mariana Tsekova3, Nikolay Yanev4ORCID logo,
1) Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2) "El Greco private dental care" -private practise, Sofia, Bulgaria.
3) Department of Imaging and Oral Diagnostics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
4) Medico - Dental clinic “Yanev Medico Dent” Sofia, Bulgaria.

ABSTRACT:
This clinical case report details the management of denture stomatitis in a 78-year-old female with uncontrolled Type II diabetes and chronic oral candidiasis. Presenting with discomfort and lesions under her decade-long worn partial denture, her condition was indicative of inflammatory papillary hyperplasia and fungal infection. Management involved a combination of systemic and local antifungal treatments, diode laser surgical removal of nodular lesions, fabrication of a new denture, and extensive oral hygiene education. Over a two-year period, a significant decrease in Candida levels was observed, though the persistence of the fungus necessitated ongoing monitoring. This case highlights the complexities of treating denture stomatitis in patients with systemic health issues, emphasizing the need for a multidisciplinary treatment approach and continuous care.

Keywords: Denture Stomatitis, Type II Diabetes, Oral Candidiasis, Prosthetic Hygiene, Multidisciplinary Treatment, Inflammatory Papillary Hyperplasia,

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Please cite this article as: Tsitou VM, Rallis D, Tsekova M, Yanev N. Denture Stomatitis Complicated by Diabetes and Oral Candidiasis: A Geriatric Case Report. 2024 Jan-Mar;30(1):5441-5443. [Crossref - 10.5272/jimab.2024301.5441]

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Head assistant prof. Dr Virna-Maria Tsitou, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Sofia; 2, Zdrave Str., 1431, Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: maria-tsitou@hotmail.co.uk

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Received: 05 January 2024
Published online: 22 March 2024

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