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Monday 23 July 2007

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

By: Aggarwal K.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2003 Mar-Apr;69(2):142-3

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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