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Bonifaz A.,Servicio de Dermatologo | Araiza J.,Servicio de Dermatologo | Olivera R.M.P.,Jefe de Servicio de Dermatologia
Dermatologia Cosmetica, Medica y Quirurgica | Year: 2011

BACKGROUD: Dermatophytoses are keratin tissue infections caused by dermatophytes. Tinea pedis is the most prevalent dermatophytose. Sertaconazole is a wide-spectrum, third generation imidazole, with a good efficacy and safety profile for tineas, pityriasis versicolor and candidiasis. OBJECTIVE: to assess the efficacy and safety of sertaconazole in tinea pedis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 30 patients with clinical and mycologycal diagnosis of tinea pedis were treated with sertaconazole cream 2% topically once daily for 4 weeks, and follow up of 4 weeks. RESULTS: Two etiologic agents were isolated in this study: Trichophyton rubrum in 93%, and Trichophyton interdigitale in 7%. All patients completed the study: Clinical and mycologycal cure in 86%, improvement in 6.33%, and failure in 6.33%. No side effects were reported CONCLUSION: Sertaconazole is a third generation imidazole considered as a new treatment for tinea pedis, with high efficacy and excellent safety.

Acevedo A.,Concurrente de 4 Ano de la Carrera de Especialista en Dermatologia | Achenbach R.E.,Jefe de Servicio de Dermatologia | Dutto M.,Concurrente de 3 Ano de la Carrera de Especialista en Dermatologia
Revista Argentina de Dermatologia | Year: 2015

BACKGROUND: lichen planopilar is a clinical variant of lichen planus, which affects the scalp and in the final stage which causes scarring alopecia, entailing a significant impact on quality of life. To date no shortage of published studies reporting surgical treatments. OBJECTIVE: effectiveness on hair transplant FUE technique and determine guidelines for optimum results is evaluated. MATERIAL AND METHOD: a woman with LLP seven years of evolution is presented. After scalp biopsy and a therapeutic meeting, he underwent a transplant. Photographic controls the 2.4 and six months were performed to determine success. RESULT: hair growth was observed after 23 months without visible scars in the donor area. CONCLUSION: technique FUE was a well tolerated and safe process to improve hair loss in LPP histologically shows a lack of inflammation (scarring stage). © 2015 Asociación Argentina de Dermatología.

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