Histology Course S I 18 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S I 18 candidiasis of the tongue PAS further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: B37.0
 
 

 
30-year-old male under treatment for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. White plaques on the oral mucosa.

- Parakeratosis of the epithelium
- High number of PAS positive fungal hyphae (non-branching pseudohyphae consisting of chains of tubular cells called "box-car-like chains") in the parakeratotic layer: Candidiasis