Ketoconazole 2% shampoo in pityriasis versicolor: an open trial.

  title={Ketoconazole 2% shampoo in pityriasis versicolor: an open trial.},
  author={Sanjay K. Rathi},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  volume={69 2},
  • Sanjay K. Rathi
  • Published 2003 in
    Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and…
Pityriasis versicolor is a common superficial fungal infection caused by a lipophilic yeast. The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of ketoconazole 2% shampoo in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor, for which thirty patients were included. The shampoo was applied daily for 3 days and found to be very effective in clearing the signs and symptoms of the disease. There was no serious adverse effects. 

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