+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Optimizing the therapeutic approach in tinea capitis of childhood with itraconazole



Optimizing the therapeutic approach in tinea capitis of childhood with itraconazole



British Journal of Dermatology 143(5): 1011-1015



Tinea capitis is the most common dermatophytosis of childhood with increasing incidence. Whereas griseofulvin is considered by many as the mainstay of treatment, newer oral antifungal agents, including fluconazole, itraconazole and terbinafine have demonstrated higher efficacy, resulting in shorter treatment durations.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 003515922

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 11069511

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2133.2000.03835.x


Related references

Evaluation of the therapeutic efficacy of itraconazole and terbinafine for tinea capitis in children. Journal of Clinical Dermatology 32(3): 164-166, 2003

Therapeutic options for the treatment of tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton species: griseofulvin versus the new oral antifungal agents, terbinafine, itraconazole, and fluconazole. Pediatric Dermatology 18(5): 433-438, 2001

Itraconazole in the treatment of tinea capitis. Cutis New York 58(1): 90-93, 1996

Treatment of tinea capitis with itraconazole. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 35(4): 637-638, 1996

Itraconazole in the treatment of tinea capitis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 23(3 Pt 2): 559-560, 1990

Itraconazole treatment of tinea capitis in children. Monatsschrift fur Kinderheilkunde 146(2): 121-124, 1998

Tinea capitis: itraconazole in Trichophyton tonsurans infection. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 31(1): 65-67, 1994

Itraconazole responsive tinea capitis in an HIV-infected child. Pediatric Dermatology 13(4): 313-315, 1996

Tinea capitis treated with itraconazole in the immunocompromised patient. Anales Espanoles de Pediatria 57(4): 384-385, 2002

Itraconazole oral solution for the treatment of tinea capitis. British Journal of Dermatology 139(1): 104-106, 1998

Four-week therapy of itraconazole for tinea capitis in 128 children. Journal of Clinical Dermatology 33(9): 577-578, 2004

Efficacy of itraconazole in children with Trichophyton tonsurans tinea capitis. Pharmacotherapy 17(5): 1103, 1997

Treatment of tinea capitis with a new triazole antimycotic drug: itraconazole. Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 126(4): XV-XVII, 1991

Treatment of tinea capitis caused by Microsporum ferrugineum with itraconazole. Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand 88(Suppl. 8): S72-S79, 2005

Itraconazole pulse therapy for tinea capitis: a novel treatment schedule. Pediatric Dermatology 15(3): 225-228, 1998