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Volume 7 Issue 11 (November, 2019)

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Assessment of efficacy of luliconazole cream in management of tinea corporis and tinea cruris infections
Anna Javed, Vijay Khajuria, Vishal R. Tandon, Rajesh Sharma

Background: Tinea is superficial fungal infections typically caused by dermatophytes. The present study was conducted to assess role of Luliconazole in management of tinea corporis and tinea cruris infections. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 80 patients with Dermatophytoses involving tinea corporis and tinea cruris infections. A through clinical examination was done. Patients were instructed to apply luliconazole 1% cream once daily for two weeks. At the end of treatment phase, there was a ‘Follow-up Phase’ at end of two weeks, where the patients were assessed clinically and mycologically for relapse. Results: Out of 80 cases, males were 54 and females were 26. At baseline, severity was severe in 56, moderate in 14 and mild in 10. At the end of treatment, 65 patients had none severity and 15 had mild. Conclusion: Authors found that 1% luliconazole cream is effective in management of tinea corporis and tinea cruris infections. Key words: Tinea corporis, Tinea cruris, Luliconazole

 
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