USU Conference Systems, International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (ICTROMI) 2017

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Oral Candidiasis Clinical Manifestation of HIV/AIDS Infection in Airlangga University Hospital Patients
Adityarani Putranti, Adityarani Putranti

Last modified: 2017-11-13


This study aims to determine the characteristics of HIV/AIDS patients with oral candidiasis as its clinical manifestation at Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya from January 2016 to September 2017. This is a descriptive analytic research with cross sectional design. Samples of this study consist of 34 patients, they were all HIV/AIDS infected patients with oral candidiasis clinical manifestations, who were admitted to Airlangga University Hospital Surabaya. Results showed that mostly HIV/AIDS patients with oral candidiasis are male  (79,4%), old age (40-75 years) total amounted to 58,8%, heterosexual as main risk factor (70% ), clinical stadium mostly in stage IV (61,8%), 26% of patients with chronic diarrhea and 56% with pulmonary TB, clinical stages of patients have a significant relation on the incidence of oral candidiasis infection (p= 0.024). The most common oral lesions found in people with HIV are Candidiasis. The best management is through routine dental examination and dental precautions to maintain health and achieve a better quality of life.