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Itraconazole versus griseofulvine in the treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris.
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PMID:  20952956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
126 patients (82 males and 44 females) aged above 12 years, suffering from tinea corporis and/or tinea cruris, were treated with either itraconazole (100 mg once a day for 2 weeks and then plecebo for 2 weeks) (63 patients), or griseofulvin (250 mg twice a day for 4 weeks). 90.47% of the patients treated with itraconzole improved whereas griseofulvin imporved 76.19% of patients, clinically. Mycological response was 72% with itraconazole and 57% with griseofulvin.
Authors:
K M Acharya; A Mukhopadhyay; R K Thakur; T Mehta; N Bhuptani; R Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0378-6323     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Publication Date:    1995 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701852     Medline TA:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-11     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Skin, STD and Leprosy, MP Shah Medical College and Irwin Group of Hospitals, Jamnagar - 36100, India, .
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