Fifteen patients have been observed with a chronic inflammatory eruption of the lower lip. Eleven demonstrated erosive lesions and four granular changes. In all instances direct examination showed yeast elements, and positive cultures for Candida albicans were obtained. With the exception of one patient with an associated carcinoma, the lesions cleared promptly to antimonilial therapy. Attempts to duplicate the clinical picture by an occlusive dressing application of Candida suspensions were unsuccessful.
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