presents as hyperaemic mucosa commonly found on the hard palate or dorsal tongue, and angular cheilitis presents as tender erythematous fissured oral commissures.
Differential diagnosis includes atrophic candidiasis
, psoriasis, atrophic lichen planus, leukoplakia, systemic lupus erythomatosis, Reiters syndrome (5) etc.
is also part of the differential, and in the case of our patient, it was a concomitant infection.
This area is more susceptible to recurring, chronic atrophic candidiasis
Median rhomboid glossitis, angular cheilitis (perleche), and often chronic atrophic candidiasis
are mixed bacterial/fungal microflora (Holmstrup & Axell, 1990; Shay et al.