Efficacy of oral amphotericin B for refractory atopic dermatitis with specific IgE to Candida albicans and food allergens in sera

@inproceedings{Kitamura1997EfficacyOO,
  title={Efficacy of oral amphotericin B for refractory atopic dermatitis with specific IgE to Candida albicans and food allergens in sera},
  author={Kazuko Kitamura and C. Suga and Sumi Onuma and Toshiko Kawaguchi and Fusae Yamazaki and Hiroshi Suguro and Zenro Ikezawa},
  year={1997}
}
ABSTRACT The efficacy of oral amphotericin B (ApB) was studied in 125 cases of refractory atopic dermatitis (AD). Indications for ApB therapy were positive CAP-RAST (Pharmacia & Upjohn Co. Ltd)-class to Candida albicans and several food allergens and a high intake of sweets or alcoholic beverages together with recalcitrant symptoms of AD, such as facial erythema and eruptions refractory to topical steroids. Good or excellent results were obtained in 56.8% of 125 cases. Assessment of improvement… CONTINUE READING

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