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Treatment of lichen planus and lichen nitidus with itraconazole: reports of six cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9836059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Six patients with either lichen planus or lichen nitidus were treated with itraconazole. Two of four patients with lichen planus experienced complete clearing, and the remainder showed a partial response. Itraconazole, like griseofulvin, may prove to be an alternative treatment worth considering in patients with lichen planus or lichen nitidus who have failed other therapies.
L F Libow; N V Coots
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-09     Completed Date:  1999-02-09     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Dermatology Service, United States Army MEDDAC, Würzburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use*
Itraconazole / therapeutic use*
Lichen Nitidus / drug therapy*
Lichen Planus / drug therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 84625-61-6/Itraconazole

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