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J Am Acad Dermatol. 1983 Feb;8(2):211-3.

Treatment of tinea versicolor with sulfur-salicylic shampoo.

Abstract

One week of nightly application of sulfur-salicylic acid shampoo as a lotion was evaluated for the treatment of tinea versicolor. One half of the randomly allocated patients used the active preparation and the other half used a bland oil-in-water lotion as a placebo. Three months after completing treatment, nineteen of twenty-two using sulfur-salicylic acid shampoo were still negative by KOH examination, whereas only one of sixteen controls was negative. Skin irritation occurred in a few patients but did not reduce the effectiveness of the treatment.

PMID:
6338064
DOI:
10.1016/s0190-9622(83)70026-5
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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