Fluconazole as a prophylactic measure for tinea gladiatorum in high school wrestlers.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of prophylactic oral fluconazole in reducing the incidence of tinea gladiatorum in high school wrestlers. DESIGN A prospective longitudinal study was conducted on high school wrestlers in northwest Ohio between 1997 and 2007. SETTING Two northwest Ohio high school wrestling teams. PARTICIPANTS High school wrestlers (373… CONTINUE READING