Learn About Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis

What is the definition of Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis?
Familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC) is a genetic disorder that causes frequent, persistent Candida fungal infections, commonly known as yeast infections.
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What are the symptoms of Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis?
Symptoms of familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis include frequent, persistent skin, nail, and mucous membrane infections that begin in early childhood. The skin infections are characterized by a rash that develops into crusty, thickened patches. Many individuals with familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis have thickened, cracked, and discolored fingernail and toenails. Additional symptoms may include thrush (fungal infection in mouth), inflammation of the lips (cheilitis), hair loss, bloating, diarrhea, or constipation, and vaginal yeast infections. Infants with familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis may have persistent diaper rash. In rare instances, some affected individuals may develop the life-threatening condition of systemic candidiasis.
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What are the current treatments for Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis?
While there is not cure for the inherited condition, treatment for familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis involves the use of antifungal drugs, such as miconazole and amphotericin B.
Who are the top Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Local Doctors?
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Necker Hospital For Sick Children

NL 

Anne Puel is in Netherlands. Puel is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis. She is also highly rated in 22 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis, Primary Immunodeficiency, Hyper IGE Syndrome, and Autosomal Dominant Hyper IgE Syndrome.

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University Of Bonn

Nijmegen, NL 

Mihai Netea is in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Netea is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis. He is also highly rated in 45 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Sepsis, Vaginal Yeast Infection, Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

 
 
 
 
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Necker Hospital For Sick Children

Imagine Institute 
Paris, FR 

Melanie Migaud is in Paris, France. Migaud is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis. She is also highly rated in 10 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Familial Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis, Primary Immunodeficiency, Hyper IGE Syndrome, and Autosomal Dominant Hyper IgE Syndrome.

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