Congenital cutaneous candidiasis and candidemia in a preterm infant: A case report

Sarah Oberhauser, Sebastian Böhm, Anita Niederer, Bjarte Rogdo


We report a case of congenital cutaneous candidiasis (CCC) progressing to candidemia in an extremely low birth weight infant. A high level of suspicion concerning candida sepsis as well as timely diagnostic work-up and treatment can be lifesaving when a preterm infant presents with lesions suggestive of congential cutaneous candidiasis.

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Case Reports in Clinical Pathology

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