The safety and efficacy of terbinafine in patients with diabetes and patients who are HIV positive.

@article{Elewski2001TheSA,
  title={The safety and efficacy of terbinafine in patients with diabetes and patients who are HIV positive.},
  author={B E Elewski and Stacy C Smith},
  journal={Cutis},
  year={2001},
  volume={68 1 Suppl},
  pages={23-9}
}
Superficial fungal infections are commonly encountered in dermatologic practices. Their incidence is increasing because of the use of immunosuppressive drugs, an aging population, and the increased prevalence of diabetes mellitus and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Topical antifungal therapy typically has been the treatment of choice for uncomplicated dermatophytoses of the skin, such as tinea pedis and tinea cruris. However, these infections may be particularly difficult to treat… CONTINUE READING

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