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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 142--143

Ketoconazole 2% shampoo in pityriasis versicolor: An open trial


Dr. Rathi's Skin Clinic, 143, Hill Cart Road, Siliguri - 734 401, West Bengal, India

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S K Rathi
Dr. Rathi's Skin Clinic, 143, Hill Cart Road, Siliguri - 734 401, West Bengal
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Pityriasis versicolor is a common superficial fungal infection caused by a lipophilic yeast. The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of ketoconazole 2% shampoo in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor, for which thirty patients were included. The shampoo was applied daily for 3 days and found to be very effective in clearing the signs and symptoms of the disease. There was no serious adverse effects.






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