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A clinical study of econazole cream in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7131419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An open assessment of the efficacy of econazole nitrate (Pevaryl) cream in the treatment of 140 patients with proven dermatomycoses was conducted at five university health centres. Specimens were obtained from 129 patients at the end of treatment and 121 (93.8 per cent) showed no evidence of fungi. After a further month without treatment 108 patients reattended and, of these, 98 (90.9 per cent) remained clinically and mycologically free from infection. Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum were the fungi most frequently isolated, and the distribution of species and areas of the body affected were similar for all five centres.
L J Milne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0035-8797     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Coll Gen Pract     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-12-16     Completed Date:  1982-12-16     Revised Date:  2010-06-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503107     Medline TA:  J R Coll Gen Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dermatomycoses / drug therapy*
Econazole / therapeutic use*
Imidazoles / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Imidazoles; 27220-47-9/Econazole

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