Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis

What is Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis?

Chronic mucocutaneous candidosis (CMC) refers to a group of heterogenous disorders characterized by persistent, debilitating and/or recurrent infections of the skin, nails, and mucus membranes, mainly with the fungal pathogen<i> Candida albicans</i>.

Other condition names

  • CMC

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
  • Infancy
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