Recent developments in antifungal therapy

J. L. Lesher

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There have been many advances during the past few years relating to the treatment of superficial fungal infections. This article focuses on recent developments, particularly in oral therapy, but in topical therapy as well. First, the newer agents (especially fluconazole, itraconazole, and terbinafine) are reviewed, and then the use of these agents in many disorders is discussed, with emphasis on tinea corporis or cruris, tinea pedis, tinea capitis, and onychomycosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-169
Number of pages7
JournalDermatologic Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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