Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Treatment with ketoconazole

L. Weinrauch, R. Livshin, J. El On

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Abstract

A 17-year-old boy with an eight-month history of cutaneous leishmaniasis on the left earlobe was treated with ketoconazole for a period of four weeks. The patient showed excellent improvement both clinically and protozoologically. Ketoconazole, a new imidazole bound covalently to piperazine, has been developed as a broad spectrum antimycotic agent and appears to be a good antileishmanial drug.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)288-289+294
JournalCutis
Volume32
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1983
Externally publishedYes

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