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Cutaneous leishmaniasis. Treatment with itraconazole



Cutaneous leishmaniasis. Treatment with itraconazole



Archives of Dermatology 125(11): 1540-1542



"The chemotherapy of leishmaniasis is still far from satisfactory. Itraconazole, one of the most recent azole antifungal agents, appears to be well tolerated in man. Two patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis (Leishmania tropica), contracted in Saudi Arabia, were treated orally for 2 months with itraconazole (100 mg/d).

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