Illustration Candidiasis

Illustration of oral candidiasis affecting the tongue. This fungal infection of the oral mucosa is caused by yeasts.

Background:

Design of an illustration of oral candidiasis, also known as “oral thrush”. This is a fungal infection of the oral cavity caused by yeasts (Candida yeasts). The trigger is usually “Candida albicans”. Such a fungal infection is usually harmless and often occurs as a side effect of illnesses or medical treatments that have weakened the immune system.

Project description:

The illustration shows a tongue in the lower jaw in a top view. The plaque on the tongue has been removed using a wooden spatula, revealing the characteristic inflamed areas underneath.

The illustration is used in the publication “Pathophysiological microenvironments in oral candidiasis” to illustrate the disease.

Project details illustrationen Candidiasis

Content: 1 illustration

Use: Publication in scientific journal

Use: Article in scientific journal
-> Link to publication “Pathophysiological microenvironments in oral candidiasis”

Specs: DIN A4, 300 dpi

Client: Mette Rose Jørgensen / Københavns Universitet

The rights of use of the images shown here are held by the client; use is not permitted. Images and video are protected by watermarks.

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Candidiasis – fungus tongue