Topical treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis.

  title={Topical treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis.},
  author={Tracy Garnier and Simon Croft},
  journal={Current opinion in investigational drugs},
  volume={3 4},
Parenteral pentavalent antimonials remain the standard therapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis. More effective and patient-compliant topical treatments are an important alternative treatment for the localized self-limiting forms of this disease. Two paromomycin ointments are commercially available but their use is limited by either toxicity or lack of efficacy… CONTINUE READING