Efficacy of ketoconazole against Leishmania braziliensis panamensis cutaneous leishmaniasis.

@article{Saenz1990EfficacyOK,
  title={Efficacy of ketoconazole against Leishmania braziliensis panamensis cutaneous leishmaniasis.},
  author={Ren{\'e} Saenz and Harold L Paz and Jonathan Berman},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={147-55}
}
PURPOSE, PATIENTS, AND METHODS The classic agent for cutaneous leishmaniasis is pentavalent antimony. However, there are no reports of the efficacy of antimony versus placebo or of the efficacy of any alternative therapy versus either antimony or placebo. In the present report, the oral antifungal agent ketoconazole (600 mg/day for 28 days) was compared to… CONTINUE READING