Types of Candidiasis


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Types list: The list of types of Candidiasis mentioned in various sources includes:

  • Types of candida fungus:
    • Candida parapsilosis
    • Candida tropicalis - can also cause infection.
    • Candida vini
  • Candida subtypes by infected areas:
    • Cutaneous Candidiasis - skin candidiasis
    • Thrush - mouth infection (often used to refer to vaginal candidiasis)
    • Vaginal candidiasis
    • Penile candidiasis - less common but possible in men.
    • Pulmonary candidiasis - lung infection
    • Esophagus candidiasis
    • Invasive candidiasis - severe type mostly in immunosuppressed patients
    • Atrophic candidiasis - oral infection
    • Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis
    • Endocardial candidiasis
    • Paronychia - affecting the nails

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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