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San Francisco, California
Caucasian babies with AIDS suffer more and earlier oral symptoms than African-American infants with the deadly disease, a researcher told the Second International Workshop on the Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection, held January 31 - February 3, 1993, in San Francisco, California.
The study showed the first mouth lesions were diagnosed at a median age of 3.2 months in the nine caucasian children surveyed, compared to 8.1 months in the eight African-American children infected HIV.
In addition, some 90 percent of the caucasian infants suffered pseudomembranous candidiasis - a painful fungus on the tongue or back of the …