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Short-term itraconazole versus terbinafine in the treatment of superficial dermatomycosis of the glabrous skin (tinea corporis or cruris) Volume 7, numéro 5, July - August 1997

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Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Page(s) : 353-7
  • Année de parution : 2000

Dermatomycoses can be treated effectively with oral griseofulvin or ketoconazole but the necessity for relatively long-term therapy and the significant incidence of gastrointestinal complaints and headache have restricted the use of these agents to recalcitrant infections [1-9]. Itraconazole (Sporanox®, Janssen, Beerse, Belgium) is a triazole derivative that potently inhibits the cytochrome P450-dependent enzyme, 14alpha-demethylase [...]