World Clinics Dermatology: Fungal Infections Topical Treatments

by Rashmi Sarkar, Surabhi Sinha

This book focuses on world clinics dermatology: fungal infections topical treatments. Fungal diseases are common dermatologic complaints in medical practice and definitely one of the commonest skin infections seen worldwide. Antifungal agents can be used both topically and systemically; however, systemic agents are reserved for more widespread or severe fungal infections. Dermatophytoses are usually amenable to topical agents if localized, but may need oral antifungals if multisite infection is present or the dermatophytosis is at certain areas like soles, nails, or scalp, etc. Topical antifungals have limited but important indications. This book consists of 11 chapters, which include topical antifungals and classes of topical antifungal drugs, dermatophytoses, other cutaneous superficial fungal infections and their topical treatment, onychomycoses, topical polyenes, allylamine and benzylamine topical antifungals, topical azole antifungals, hydroxypyridone topical antifungal, antifungal resistance, and counseling for dermatophytosis. The current issue of World Clinics in Dermatology 2019 gives a wide insight into older and newer exciting broad-spectrum topical antifungals. This book will be equally helpful to practitioners, dermatology departments and students of dermatology, all over the world.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Sarkar Rashmi
Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
2. Sinha Surabhi Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Medical, Education and Research, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352709984
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18142
Edition Volume 5, Number 1
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 156
Book Type Professional

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