Ciclopirox 1% shampoo for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis

@article{Gupta2006Ciclopirox1S,
  title={Ciclopirox 1\% shampoo for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis},
  author={Aditya K. Gupta and Karyn A Nicol},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={45}
}
Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic superficial fungal infection of the skin, particularly affecting sites rich in sebaceous glands. Although the precise etiology of seborrheic dermatitis is uncertain, yeasts of the genus Malassezia are known to play a causative role. Ciclopirox is a broad‐spectrum, hydroxypyridone‐derived, synthetic antifungal agent, which also has anti‐inflammatory properties. Ciclopirox is effective both in vitro and in vivo against Malassezia yeasts, making it a valuable… 
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