Oral thrush is a familiar presentation in both general practice and paediatrics, and is usually responsive to treatment in the community. Here, we present the diagnostic journey of a previously well boy aged 3 years who presented with treatment-resistant thrush and describe how ‘unexpected’ results led to eventual diagnosis and management. This intriguing case was managed jointly by district hospital general paediatric team and tertiary hospital specialist teams.
- allergy and Immunology
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Contributors EG collected the data and wrote the manuscript. LG performed the laboratory investigations and critically reviewed the manuscript. RE critically appraised the manuscript. NM-I critically appraised the manuscript. CB critically appraised the manuscript and conceptualised the idea of manuscript. VBA wrote the manuscript, conceptualised the idea of the manuscript and is guarantor of this work.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.