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Successful treatment of subcutaneous mycoses with fluconazole: a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8851486     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis and chromoblastomycosis are subcutaneous mycoses caused by traumatic implantation of the fungus into the skin. Medical treatments for chromoblastomycosis has been disappointing, while lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis usually responds well to iodides. Here we present a case of chromomycosis and a case of lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis. Both patients were treated successfully with fluconazole.
Authors:
S P Yang; C Y Liu; N C Cheng; W S Lee; C E Liu; B I Kuo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0578-1337     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei)     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-06     Completed Date:  1996-12-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0005327     Medline TA:  Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei)     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  432-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use*
Chromoblastomycosis / drug therapy*
Fluconazole / therapeutic use*
Humans
Male
Sporotrichosis / drug therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 86386-73-4/Fluconazole

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