Luliconazole (Luzu), an azole anti-fungal, is a cream used for the treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis
luliconazole) Cream, 1% is the first topical azole antifungal agent approved to treat tinea cruris and tinea corporis
with a one-week, once-daily treatment regimen.
Alston SJ, Cohen BA, Braun M: Persistent and recurrent tinea corporis
in children treated with combination antifungal/corticosteroid agents.
The Company has entered into an exclusive option agreement with MedPharm Ltd (Guildford, UK) to licence its proprietary Terbinafine 'once only' spray, for the treatment of Tinea pedis (athlete's foot) and possibly Tinea corporis
In a randomized double-blind trial comparing newer and older therapies, 80 patients with tinea cruris or tinea corporis
were placed on once-daily 1% butenafine for 2 weeks or 1% clotrimazole b.
In a recent open pilot study olive oil mixed with honey and beeswax showed to be effective, after topical application, in the treatment of skin fungal infections; clinical response was obtained in 86% of patients with Pityriasis versicolor, 78% of patients with Tinea cruris and in 75% of patients with Tinea corporis
Differential diagnosis of granuloma annulare (30) Type Differential diagnosis Localized/ Amyloid generalized Idiopathic: Annular lichen planus, erythema annulare centrifugum, erythema multiforme, sarcoid Infections: Cat-scratch disease, creeping eruption, erythema migrans of Lyme disease, syphilis, tinea corporis
, mycobacterium (31) Insect bites Mycosis fungoides (32, 33) Subacute lupus erythematosus Xanthomas Subcutaneous Erythema elevatum diutinum, rheumatoid nodules, syphilis (34) Perforating Kyrle's disease Table 4.
The resulting scaly bits - tinea corporis
- are itchy, irritated and often red or brownish.