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Niger J Clin Pract. 2020 Feb;23(2):270-272. doi: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_245_19.

Successful resolution of skin ulceration by itraconazole in an immunocompetent elderly patient.

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Department of Dermatology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Shangcheng Qu, Hangzhou, China.

Abstract

A 63-year-old patient was presented with faciocervical erythema and ulcers of 3 months duration. Pathological examination showed infiltration of inflammatory cells. Pathogenic microorganism cultivation was negative. However, empirical therapy with itraconazole proved effective.

KEYWORDS:

Fungal infections; itraconazole; ulcer

PMID:
32031105
DOI:
10.4103/njcp.njcp_245_19
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