Tinea infection treatment option?
Hello, my 28 year old female friend presented to the outpatient department of dermatology at our institute, with chief complaints of dry reddish lesions on the arms, face, hands and trunk of the body since past two years. She had earlier visited dermatologist and was taking itraconazole earlier. After 8 days she re-visited our department and complained that she did not get any relief and lesions were present all over her body. No family history was known for the same. Apart from this she also complained of generalized weakness. Can anybody provide any advice for her?
@honey Antifungals pay key role in combating infection caused by dermatophytes. Clinicians must be aware of cutaneous dermatophytosis and infection caused by T. violaceum. Terbinafine and Itraconazole appears to be the effective choice of treatment. Other body parts specially scalp must be examined and adequate treatment should be initiated to eradicate the infection and prevent re-infection.