Systemic ketoconazole is an effective treatment of atopic dermatitis with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to yeasts.

@article{Lintu2001SystemicKI,
  title={Systemic ketoconazole is an effective treatment of atopic dermatitis with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to yeasts.},
  author={P{\"a}ivi Lintu and J Savolainen and Outi Kortekangas-Savolainen and Kirsti Kalimo},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={512-7}
}
BACKGROUND IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to yeasts is often seen in atopic dermatitis (AD) patients, especially when dermatitis is located in the head, neck, and shoulder regions. Two studies have shown the efficacy of ketoconazole in the treatment of this type of AD, in contrast to results of topical treatment. The objective was to assess the clinical efficacy of antifungal treatment in AD in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study with oral ketoconazole and yeast-specific IgE… CONTINUE READING
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